Administrative Assistant-Human Services - COSY

Title: Administrative Assistant-Human Services - COSY

Salary: $13.45 DOQ


Administrative Assistant – (This is not a human resources position). The mission of the Human Services Department is to promote and sustain activities that improve the quality of life for residents by creating coordinated, comprehensive, and integrated systems of human services.  As a staff member in this department, the Administrative Assistant performs tasks, including but not limited to, the following: providing clerical support to the department; maintaining the presentation and organization of the assigned office space; using specialized computer applications to enter and retrieve information; issuing notices; scheduling appointments; preparing correspondence; maintaining and replenishing office supplies; maintaining multiple databases with up-to-date client information; and preparing and producing reports as necessary.



  • Associate’s Degree in business or general studies required.  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, Human Services, or related field preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of full-time experience as an administrative assistant. Experience in human services or social services environment preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products (specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to pay close attention to assignment details.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

Equal Opportunity Employer