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Senior Support Assistant

Secretary | Houston, TX | Contract

Job Description
Senior Support Assistant
Work Location: Houston, TX

Job Summary/Description
This is a second step entry level job that performs most routine tasks under more generally defined supervision. Performs a variety of moderately complex clerical tasks to support assigned area. This position may provide secretarial support. Departments may provide additional guidance with a departmental position description.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Responds to non-routine correspondence or telephone contacts in area of responsibility within guidelines established by supervisor.
• Drafts correspondence and memoranda; prepares graphs, tables and manuscripts; prepares reports and presentation materials.
• Schedules and maintains calendars, travel itineraries, and coordinates related arrangements in compliance with all University, governmental, and/or grant policies and guidelines.
• May maintain and reconcile assigned financial records/ reports for area.
• Receives, classifies, reconciles, consolidates, and/or summarizes documents and information.
• Compiles data from reports using required knowledge of departmental, project, and/or university policies and procedures.
• Assists with data entry and basic processing for the financial and/or human resources systems.
• Schedules meetings and rooms, invites participants, and arranges refreshments and equipment as needed. May prepare and distribute meeting minutes.
• Maintains office supplies and equipment.
• Screens calls and emails and receives and directs visitors.
• Retrieves information from departmental and/or project records.
• May handle confidential information and sensitive issues.
• May train entry level clerical staff.
• Handles basic to moderately complex inquiries.
• May be assigned routine budget or financial responsibilities by supervisor.
• Advises on policy and processes as assigned by supervisor.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Three (3) years of general office experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
• Prior experience scheduling and maintaining calendars & travel itineraries.
• Prior experience with preparing meeting materials or general reports preferred.
• Working knowledge of standard Office Software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
• FMS training with a passing score may be required.
• Use of University financial systems may be required.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.