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Administrative Assistant (5519)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Central Office (Mission Bay Park)

Administrative Assistant - Central Office

Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday.

Pay Rate: $20.00 to $24.00 per hour



CRF inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

Community Research Foundation (CRF) is constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges. We offer a diverse, inclusive work place that fosters personal growth and development. You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure, learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients and help people change their lives for the better!



Our Central Office is located in the Mission Bay/Linda Vista area and provides Management Support Services for all of the mental health programs of Community Research Foundation (CRF) and PERT, Inc. The office consists of six departments: Administration, Human Resources, Accounting, Information Technology, Real Estate and Facilities, and Quality Improvement.

Typical Duties of the Administrative Assistant

This position organizes, coordinates and monitors administrative functions including data entry, reporting, and tracking information. A high level of confidentiality is required in this position.

  • Coordinates the reception function, ensuring guests and clients are greeted and telephones are answered. Ensures that calls are screened properly, and routine inquiries are handled appropriately.Central point of contact for calendaring and resource scheduling.
  • Manages the Central Office facility and ensures office security procedures are maintained and monitors safety and comfort of staff, visitors, and guests. Facilitates communication for building repairs, cleanliness of interior and exterior of building, assists with property inventory, and oversees maintenance of office supplies. Manages key operators for fax and copy machines and voice mail system. 
  • Facilitates the Central Office inventory management and yearly audit.
  • Coordinates and processes various orders and invoices; manages assigned Central Office vendors; and provides order tracking and review of invoices.
  • Distributes mail accordingly and manages office mailing needs.
  • Maintains common area spaces – kitchen and conference rooms.
  • Coordinates the payment methods for purchasing. May organized the documentation for corporate credit card.
  • Monitor and maintain proper document storage, files and document management practices – paper and digital.
  • Provides administrative support for Executive Management and main support for Central Office staff. In collaboration with department managers, orients and assists new hires with required on-boarding procedures.

Qualifications/Skills Requirement


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Five or more years administrative support experience to include a high level of demonstrated organizational and communication skills
  • Experience in providing support for large organizations and Executive level staff
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and maintain confidentiality required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel applications, as well as internet research skills required
  • Database skills and working knowledge of digital design programs such as Vizio or Photoshop preferred
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance


Benefits: CRF provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer...

  • 19 days of PTO per year
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • “Platinum +” medical plans, with minimal employee cost/expenses for you and excellent coverage
  • Several dental plan options
  • Vision benefits
  • Company-paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Tax-Free Flexible Spending for medical/dental/childcare expenses
  • Generous retirement plan contributions
  • Employee Assistance Plan for you and your family
  • Employee discount program, including pet insurance plans
  • Paid training and supervision hours are available
  • Opportunities for advancement and growth
  • We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.



All new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination and booster before their first date of work, unless legally exempted. 



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.