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Community AssistantOVERVIEW:

Administrative Personnel performs general clerical and administrative duties. This position serves as a representative of C.I.A. Services, Inc. Work hours are either 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or 9:00 am to 6:00 pm., 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, or 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. The following job description is an overview of the position’s responsibilities, however in order to maintain a "team concept" everyone may be called upon to assist in other areas in order to provide our clients with the best possible service.

Community Assistant Job Description

Administrative Assistant

• Answers inquiries and questions, handles complaints, troubleshoots problems and provides correct information in a professional manner.
• Serves as back-up to the Community Specialists during periods of high call volume.
• Greets visitors to the office.
• Serve as the receptionist.
• Documents all communications in RedDog system as appropriate, including notes and/or comments. Follows up on communications as necessary.
• May handle a large volume of the calls to and from the members, such as, but not limited to assessment collections, deed restrictions, architectural issues, facility rentals and any other general calls regarding the Association.
• Performs accounts receivable data entry, such as deposits, invoicing, adjustment and preparation and distribution of payment plans.
• Performs data entry, such as name changes, communication information and address updates.
• Assists in preparation for the General and Annual Meetings with sign-in and proxy verification.
• Attends General and Annual Meetings to assist with sign-in and proxy verification and typically attends a minimum of 4 to 6 Annual meetings per year, depending upon the communities.
• Assists the Community Manager with preparation of monthly board package and meetings as determined by your supervisor.
• Coordinates attorney updates as needed.
• Account research as needed.
• Prepare written correspondence to home owners.
• Update keynames and notes in RedDog and help to keep website up to date.
• Schedule home owner hearings.
• Occasionally must attend an evening Board meeting for communities represented.
• Assists the Assistant Manager and/or Community Manager with day to day responsibilities.
• Performs daily mailing, photocopying, emails, image posting, scanning and filing as needed.
• Performs additional responsibilities as requested.


• This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

COMPETENCIES - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty described above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Job Technical Knowledge
• Demonstrates proficiency in areas of responsibility
• Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
• Writes clearly and informatively
• Uses time and resources efficiently
• Demonstrates commitment to quality, accuracy and thoroughness

Decision Making/Problem Solving
• Collects data and synthesizes information to solve problems
• Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
• Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

Business Sense / Customer Service
• Responds promptly to customer needs
• Responds well to questions and maintains confidentiality
• Manages difficult or emotional customer situations
• Changes approach or method to best fit the situation

Professional Growth
• Reacts well under pressure
• Adapts to changes in the work environment, including delays or unexpected events
• Manages competing demands

• Treats other with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
• Balances team and individual responsibilities
• Self-directed; takes initiative as appropriate
• Contributes to building a positive team spirit

Language, Math and Reasoning
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Strong letter writing skills helpful.

• There are no specific requirements for this position.

• Intermediate level keyboard and typing skills
• Basic Internet skills
• Intermediate MS Outlook, Word, Excel and other basic software functions
• Minimal ability to trouble-shoot issues with computerized office equipment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 30 pounds.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand, as well as speak and listen.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to reach, handle, or feel.

• Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

• This position works in an environment with moderate to heavy noise level.
• This position works in a call center environment.

Note: Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

© C.I.A. Services, Inc. | Last Update: 11-12-2015

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