PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Approved: 2019

Qualifications:

  • AAS degree in Business, Office Technology or related flied
  • Two (2) years’ experience related to clerical field including typing, computer training and general office support
  • Thorough working knowledge of computers and word processing systems
  • Bilingual Language Abilities (English/Spanish) preferred

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • To provide administrative support to the Early Childhood Team and front office support.
  • To provide accurate information reflecting a knowledge of the Head Start Program, policies and practices, to all callers and visitors.
  • Assist with daily office procedures, word processing, administrative and business duties as directed.

Terms of Employment

Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire:

  • Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
  • FBI Clearance/Fingerprints
  • PA State Police Criminal Record Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

Location & Hours:

Wilkes-Barre 23 Beekman Street
Full Time, 37.5 hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Salary, Hourly: $13.95
Bilingual Adjustment in pay of 5% for English/Spanish language abilities

Full Time Benefits Include:

  • Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan after 90 days with Geisinger Solutions Extra HMO and Guardian Dental and VSP Vision, HRA plan included/Cash Out Option Available
  • LCHS 401(k) Retirement Plan with 7% agency contribution; Employee Roth options
  • PAID Holidays immediately (up to 25 days/year)
  • PAID Sick Time – Accrues up to 65 working days
  • PAID Personal Time, 1 day/yr
  • PAID Vacation Time, 2 weeks year 1
  • PAID Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Benefits-Medical/Dependent Care Spending, and much more!

Our employees…

…receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
…do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
…enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
…enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
…work in an environment of professional respect.

Responsible

Director of Early Childhood Education

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