Administrative Assistant - Baird School and INCLUSION

Administrative Assistants work within and across programs to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. Day to day operations and processes are executed skillfully and with a focus on team collaboration and service. Administrative assistants play the role of ambassador for Howard Center in the community.

This position will support the Baird School and INCLUSION Program and in doing so must have the ability to assess competing priorities and switch tasks seamlessly throughout the day. This position will collaborate and converse with a wide variety of people when completing assigned tasks.  Attention for detail and follow through will be crucial to the success of this position.

This position also includes supporting the building administrative team in technology assistance and front desk coverage. Flexibility for one shift per week until 6 p.m. required.

Consider applying if you have exceptional customer service skills, administrative and problem solving skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a take-charge, positive attitude. Successful candidates will have proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Google Drive, as well as the ability to manage assigned projects independently and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Experience working within ALMA is a plus.


  • Provide a high level of administrative support to the Baird School and INCLUSION Program
  • Support Educational leadership staff
  • Assist with recruitment and on-boarding
  • Data collection and reporting
  • Support program intakes
  • Front Desk Support


  • Valid driver's license and personal transportation
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 3 years administrative experience or business college training preferred, human services experience helpful


  • Full-time position (37.5 hours/week)
  • This is a non-exempt position

Perks & Benefits:

  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families.
  • Delta Dental
  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more.
  • Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Childcare stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.