Administrative Assistant – Development

Albany, NY

General Statement of Duties: Under the direct supervision of the President of Development, this position provides administrative and secretarial support for the Development Department. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as financial record keeping, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload, recommends changes in office practices or procedures.

Essential Functions


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associates degree or equivalent experience (business management, operations, communications, administrative support desirable).

Qualifications, Abilities and Skills: Strong computer proficiencies required. Intermediate proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and InDesign. Basic proficiency with Yardi desirable. Fluent in English. Strong oral and written communication skills. Highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with people of varied leadership styles where priorities change daily. Deadline driven. Demonstrates strong initiative and high level of professionalism.

Beacon Core Competencies Required: Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility, Computer Skills, Personal Organization Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Administrative Assistant Core Competencies: Technical Capacity, Personal Effectiveness/Credibility, Thoroughness, Collaboration Skills, Communication Proficiency, Flexibility, Dependability

Travel Requirements: May occasionally visit properties and attend offsite meetings/training seminars.




Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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