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Senior Administrative Assistant - MDE

The College of Southern Maryland

Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant - MDE
Job Location: La Plata , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-05
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Senior Administrative Assistant - MDE

The College of Southern Maryland

Tracking Code FY18-14

Job Description

The Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore is looking to hire a Senior Administrative Assistant.  The position is will serve as the lead administrative support person in an organized team of 4 administrative staff who support 50 professional and technical staff  in the Water Supply Program at the Maryland Department of the Environment.  Responsibilities include the following: coordinate office staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency; handle customer inquiries and complaints; ensure filing systems are maintained and current; oversee adherence to office policies and procedures; establish and monitor procedures for record keeping; monitor and maintain office supplies inventory; review office supply acquisitions; prepare, review and edit correspondence; make travel arrangements. Individual must be detailed orientated, self motivated, able to meet deadlines and have a proven record of working effectively with minimal supervision.


This position will report to the Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore MD 21230.  The position is an employee of the College of Southern Maryland.  The College of Southern Maryland has a contract with the Maryland Department of the Environment to provide administrative and technical services.


The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.



Job Requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • High School Diploma and three years performing administrative or clerical work involving typing can be substituted for the degree
  • Proven record of working effectively with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills with advanced skills with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize work schedule.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner with a high volume of work.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience as a supervisor or team leader.
  • Ability to work offsite with minimal MCET management


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