Administrative Assistant

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Breakthrough Developmental Services (BDS) would like to hire a detail orientated person who is good with good patient relationship skills to serve as our new Administrative Assistant (AA). The ideal candidate will be friendly, but professional and possess a strong work ethic. The applicant should be excellent in both oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to multitask and have good time management skills.

Qualifications: All applicants must be 18-years-old or older and have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.

A complete application packet will include a cover letter, your resume, an application, and your Reference Request Form. Documents received without a cover letter will be immediately rejected. The AA shall be responsible for:

  • Greeting office guests in a friendly and courteous manner;
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings;
  • Assisting with the daily operations of the office;
  • Light bookkeeping;
  • Assisting with billing, invoicing, and billing management;
  • Copying, filing, typing, and faxing;
  • Procurement; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills Assessment:

Do you feel you are the best person for this position? If so, tell us why. Your resume and cover letter should address the following:

  • You current, or previous, experience in an office environment
  • Please describe a time, in detail, when you needed to work with an upset consumer. Describe the situation and why the consumer was upset. How did you address the situation? Was the situation resolved or did a higher level of management need to become involved? Looking back on the situation, what do you feel you would have done differently?
  • If you have completed any of the following assessment, please forward your results to us.
  • Please include your salary history and expectations with your documentation.


  • Credit union access
  • Discounted tuition with 2 different educational institutions (some restrictions apply)

Please note: 

  • The materials that you submit with your application will not be returned.
    A satisfactory background check is necessary for this position. This includes references; education; and State, County, and FBI Criminal checks with no findings.
  • You must complete all BDS assigned trainings.
  • This position is part-time with potential to move to full-time.
  • Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • For a list of FAQ associated with this position visit

Job Type: Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:
All people entering the office building are required to wear a mask. All individuals entering our office are required to have a temperature check. Additional precautions are noted on our website at