Disability Rights Arkansas (DRA), the federally authorized and funded nonprofit organization serving as the Protection and Advocacy System (P&A) for persons with disabilities in Arkansas, is seeking to hire a full-time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support services to agency staff.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities – Seeking an energetic, enthusiastic individual to serve as key administrative contact person for Executive Director; schedules and maintains the Executive Director’s calendar; provides administrative support to the Board of Directors and Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Advisory Council; schedules travel arrangements; maintains files and records; provides support in the human resources function and performs other duties as assigned.

Desirable Qualifications – This individual must have an Associate’s Degree in Office or Business Management or equivalent experience; three to five years administrative experience; and
strong computer skills including Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are required.  The individual must demonstrate excellent communication, organization, and time-management
skills, and be able to work independently with little direction. Experience scheduling meetings and working with boards and councils is preferred.

Qualified persons with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Disability Rights Arkansas, 400 West Capitol, Suite 1200, Little Rock, AR 72201, fax 501-296- 1779 or to hr@www.disabilityrightsar.org.php72-4.lan3-1.websitetestlink.com. Deadline to apply is December 8, 2017.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. DRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.