Administrative Coordinator

City of Houston - Health Department

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

US$67.6-95.4k (annually)

Sep 7

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The Houston Health Department is actively searching for skilled individuals who are self-motivated and willing to provide essential services as a Administrative Coordinator to perform various professional administrative functions in the Contracts and Procurement Section within the Houston Health Department Responsibilities and duties will include the following:


 1. Prepares, edits and revises department/division correspondence; prepares, edits and revises procedures manuals.

 2. Plans, initiates and implements programs and services to meet the immediate and long-range needs of one or more city departments.

 3. Assists the department/division in the effective discharge of responsibilities by furnishing analyses, appraisals, recommendations and information concerning the activities and programs reviewed.

 4. Researches, analyzes and reviews new vendors, equipment, services and regulations.

 5. Participates in special projects as assigned by the department/division head.

 6. May coordinate the planning, research, presentation, promotion and evaluation of special programs such as grants.

7. May supervise, guide, train or evaluate staff.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Liberal Arts, or related field.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Five (5) years of administrative experience is required. 


Professional administrative experience may be substituted for the above education requirements on a year-for-year basis.


LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

None

PREFERENCES

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills with exceptional attention to details and details
  • Effective collaboration skills 
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and in diverse settings
  • Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks/projects
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks/projects

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

 None. However, the Department may administer a skills assessment test.

 

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION  

Yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if candidate is promoted into this position, he/she must pass an assigned drug test.

 

SALARY INFORMATION

GRANT FUND POSITION

Grants & Special funded positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.


Pay Grade 24


APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov

 

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-4897.

 

If you need special services or accommodations, 832-393-4897 (TTY 7-1-1)

 

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.


Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

 

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. 

 

EEO EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy

 

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