Administrative Secretary (Santa Barbara Office)
Company: Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 31, 2021
Job Description DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Because all
Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they
are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and
mission of the Church in performing their work.
Engages in and supports a collaborative culture within and beyond
the office and is responsible for the procedures implemented in the
Promotes a positive working relationship with his/her
coordinator(s) as assigned.
May be assigned to support more than one coordinator within the
Uses computer to type from handwritten material or rough draft
copy; reviews drafts and finished documents to ensure correct
grammar and spelling; may edit for clarity or effectiveness. May
take and transcribe dictation.
Composes and revises correspondence, reports and memos with minimal
input from supervisor.
Checks various forms for completeness and accuracy.
Opens, sorts and distributes mail.
Makes travel arrangements.
Files, including set-up, updates and organization.
Creates, maintains and updates various records files and
publications, hard copy and electronic.
Provides backup support to all clerical support staff.
May supervise the daily activities of volunteers including
assigning and reviewing work and providing training and direction
May handle payment for services and fees (received as cash or
checks) and prepare deposits and receipts to give to ORE
Bookkeeper. May keep financial records on all programs of the
coordinator(s) he/she supports and generate reports as needed.
Along with coordinator, manages offering of service through the
May perform written or verbal translation (English/Spanish) as
Prepares and arranges meetings and workshops.
Performs research duties to obtain information; collates, organizes
and summarizes data for review and action by others.
Perform related duties as required. Requirements Education and
Experience Any combination of education and experience likely to
provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:
Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.
Two years of secretarial training.
Minimum of two four years experience in increasing responsible
secretarial positions preferably including some experience within
Web-based application especially those that deal with customer
management (OREMUS) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of:
Archdiocesan and Church policies, procedures and organization.
Current word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
Office procedures and business etiquette.
English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Basic workings of social media platforms in use by the office.
Skill in: Typing at a minimum of 45 wpm.
Web applications and their usage.
Short range organizational planning.
Operate standard office equipment and computer.
Written and oral communication. For positions requiring bilingual
skills, the incumbent must also be fluent in English and Spanish or
other required language.
Formatting and generating reports.
Public contact. Ability to: Demonstrate effective writing skills to
summarize information and prepare correspondence independently.
Coordinate and delegate various activities with efficiency.
Display sensitivity to various situations and needs.
Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and
Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.
Company Description Our mission is to live and reflect the core
values that flow from our mission statement -- to serve others with
Christian dignity and respect, to demonstrate a commitment to
community, and to collaborate with one another in ministry.
Keywords: Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara , Administrative Secretary (Santa Barbara Office), Other , Santa Barbara, California
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