Oregon Health Authority is a government agency in Oregon, United States. The mission of this agency is to ensure the provision of quality care for the residents of the city. The organization aims to see a healthy Oregon today and in the future as well. The mission of OHA is to provide affordable health care, social, physical, and mental wellness to the people of Oregon. They are dedicated to providing lifelong health to Oregonians and lowering the cost of their services so that may become affordable for every citizen. They seek employees who can work for the promotion of the vision of the company.
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section is recruiting for an Administrative Support Specialist to provide administrative support to the HPCDP section managers and staff. The HPCDP section focuses on best practices for promoting and supporting optimal health for all Oregonians. This section tackles chronic disease prevention with a comprehensive, community-wide approach to help people eat better, move more, live tobacco free, and take care of themselves. This means achieving better health, better care, and lower health care costs for all Oregonians.
What will you do?
As the Administrative Support Specialist , you will provide administrative, website, and database support and coordinate and maintain procedures, systems, and processes. You will work within a team environment to develop documents and continuously evaluate administrative procedures to ensure effective and efficient support for HPCDP programs and staff.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Coordinate and maintain the HPCDP website for all HPCDP programs which includes preparing documents, consulting with program staff, and assessing their needs.
Develop and maintain databases for tracking project activities
Prepare reports, memos, presentations, tables, charts and graphs.
Design brochures, flyers, newsletters, posters and other print materials.
Plan and implement meeting set up and equipment needs for HPCDP meetings including reserving and setting up computers and projectors.
Schedule conference rooms, webinars, and video and telephone conferences.
Coordinate conferences and meeting and keep meeting minutes.
Develop written administrative procedures and processes.
Recommend efficient and effective changes in these procedures.
Design trainings for operational aspects of position as needed.
Answer multi-line telephone and respond to inquiries from the public and other agency personnel.
Coordinate all activities related to travel to ensure a smooth flow, including making travel arrangements and reservations; provide travel documentation to the traveler; and prepare necessary paperwork trips and reimbursement of expenses.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to promote a healthy Oregon. Do you have administrative support experience which includes website and database maintenance? Do you have proficiency in MS Office? Do you have experience collaborating in a team environment to complete work projects? If so, we want to connect with you!
What are we looking for?
Three years of clerical/secretarial experience that included: two years at a full performance level performing typing, word processing, or other generation of documents AND lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures. (Courses or training in Office Occupations or Office Technology may be substituted for up to one year of the clerical/secretarial experience.)
Experience providing administrative support to multiple managers by coordinating program/project operations
Experience managing grant documentation, submissions and timelines.
Experience coordinating meetings, trainings, conferences and other program related events.
Experience arranging travel and accommodations for staff and management.
Experience performing accurate data entry for invoice tracking, record keeping and legislative documentation.
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
Excellent customer service skills to support internal staff as well as external partners or stakeholders with professionalism and proper etiquette
Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and databases.
Knowledge of web page design to build, edit and update HPCDP web pages
Ability to provide computer user support to other staff members as needed
Keyboarding skills 60 WPM or higher
Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
To for this position, follow the 'Apply' link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.
Please write a one-page letter to the hiring manager describing your interest in the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Management Administrative Specialist position. Please include your professional aspirations and describe how this position fits with your goals.
Applications without the required cover letter will be removed from consideration .
NOTE: You may attach transcripts (recommended as all education must be verified) to your application.
If you have questions about this recruitment of need an alternate format to, please contact Cyndi Phipps-Roman, Senior Recruiter, at ******************************** or call ************. Please be prepared to describe the alternate format needed. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-************. For technical support, please call toll free 1-************, for customer service assistance.
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If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check. The information will be d with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
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