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Approved:  2019

Position:  PROGRAM ASSISTANT - FT/Full Year Wilkes-Barre

Qualifications:  *AAS degree in Business, Office Technology or related flied
*Two (2) years’ experience related to clerical field including typing, computer training and general office support
*Thorough working knowledge of computers and word processing systems
*Bilingual Language Abilities (English/Spanish) preferred

Responsibilities/Duties (Summary):  *To provide administrative support to the Early Childhood Team and front office support.
*To provide accurate information reflecting a knowledge of the Head Start Program, policies and practices, to all callers and visitors.
*Assist with daily office procedures, word processing, administrative and business duties as directed.

Terms of Employment:  REQUIREMENTS to be satisfied PRIOR TO HIRE:
a) Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
b) FBI Clearance/Fingerprints
c) PA State Police Criminal Record Check
d) PA Child Abuse History Clearance
e) Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)


LOCATION AND HOURS:
Wilkes-Barre 23 Beekman Street
Full Time, 37.5 hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Salary, Hourly: $13.95
Bilingual Adjustment in pay of 5% for Eng/Spanish language abilities

FULL TIME BENEFITS include:
**Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan with Geisinger HMO and Guardian Dental (after 90 days) - low employee contribution toward premium/Cash Out Option Available; HRA included
**LCHS 401(k) Retirement Plan with 7% agency contribution; Employee Roth Options
**PAID Holidays, up to 25 days/yr, immediately available
**PAID Sick Time - Accrues up to 65 working days
**PAID Personal time - 1 day/yr
**PAID Vacation Time - 2 weeks, Yr 1)
**PAID Training Opportunities
**Flexible Benefits-Medical/Dependent Care Spending, and much more!

Our employees...
...receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
...do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
...enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
...enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
...work in an environment of professional respect.

Responsible:  Director of Early Childhood Education

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TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a Letter of Intent and Resume to:
Human Resources Manager
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.
23 Beekman Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Deadline to submit Letter of Intent and Resume:  INTERNAL/IN-HOUSE CANDIDATES: Refer to the TRANSFER REQUEST process shared via email/Google Drive

SHOULD THIS POSITION NOT BE FILLED BY AN INTERNAL CANDIDATE, OUTSIDE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

OUTSIDE CANDIDATES will be considered if position is not filled in-house. For full consideration, submit a detailed resume, cover letter and 3 written letters of reference. Other items to include: Copy of degree/transcripts.

All Head Start positions require current (new) background clearances as a CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
FBI Fingerprints (via registration thru PA DPW/DHS)
PA ACT 151 Child Abuse Clearance
PA ACT 34 State Police Criminal Record Check

email: lchshumanresources@hsweb.org
FAX: (570) 829-6580

E.O.E. M/F/D/V


LUZERNE COUNTY HEAD START, INC., SUBSCRIBES TO A POLICY OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT BECAUSE OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, CREED, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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