Senior Secretary – Utica Behavioral Health Clinic
Jun. 6 2024

Senior Secretary – Utica Behavioral Health Clinic

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Senior Secretary

  • FULL TIME 37.5 hours per week M-F with excellent benefits package
  • Requires at least one 12:00pm-8:00pm shift

JOB DESCRIPTION: A Senior Secretary is the principle support position in an office, assisting in the development of new methods of efficiency and managing the day-to-day support activities required to accomplish the work of the organization as assigned. The nature and variety of activities depends on the program area in which the Senior Secretary works and requires knowledge of the organizational context of the unit, the agency and the program(s) with which it is associated. Tasks performed generally fall into five broad categories requiring that the Senior Secretary have a high level of awareness of interactions in the organizational unit: communication, coordination, organization, management and records maintenance. Within these general categories Senior Secretaries perform a variety of tasks, which enable managers and program staff to accomplish the mission of the agency.


  • Performs a wide variety of tasks in support of administrators and professional staff.
  • Functions generally independently to complete tasks such as overseeing and organizing work flow and designing office filing systems in the office in accordance with policies and procedures of the agency.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and manages the activities in the organizational unit.
  • Maintains efficient workflow by assisting in coordinating, assigning, and reviewing the work of other support staff within the unit. Supervises the work of other staff in the unit if assigned to do so by the supervisor or administrators.
  • Directs incoming correspondence to appropriate personnel.
  • Responds to phone calls and visitors and responds to questions.
  • Assists in coordinating information by acting as liaison between supervisors, other employees and the public.
  • Assists supervisors on special projects and in researching background information, if needed.
  • Reviews outgoing correspondence for grammatical usage, clarity, factual accuracy, compliance with policy and ensures appropriate background information is attached.
  • Maintains self in a professional manner at all times, adhering to Neighborhood Center policy and procedures and in keeping with the mission statement.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Agency Administration.


  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of principles and practices of secretarial performance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general organizational practices and policies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of office terminology, office equipment and the operations and functions of the department to which assigned.
  • Demonstrated experience in interacting well with others and in securing their cooperation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated experience in workplace problem solving.
  • Punctual and regular attendance is an essential responsibility of each employee. Employees are expected to report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to start working.
  • An Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science or a closely related field and four (4) years secretarial experience as outlined in the above.


  • A High School Diploma/Equivalency and five (5) years of experience as outlined in the above.

At The Neighborhood Center, Inc, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to the success of our organization and are dedicated to creating a workplace that welcomes and values all individuals. We strive to create a culture that fosters respect, openness, and understanding, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for open positions.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.25 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Secretarial: 5 years (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Utica, NY: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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