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Ministry Support (Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries) Administrative Secretary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

*Category/Shift/Hours per 2 week pay period: * Per-Diem / Varied Shift / 0 hours per pay period

Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, a Diakon Senior Living Community --- Located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Buffalo Valley is seeking skilled and caring individuals to be part of Diakon's Many Hands One Heart team. Our community features a vibrant community of senior living homes, a personal care center and a skilled nursing and rehabilitative center. Employees, including those in our 5-star rated nursing and rehab center have the option to purchase meals and snacks from our Grab 'n Go shop or café. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing a variety of secretarial and administrative duties to support the assigned functions and supervisors.
  • Answers and places telephone calls; assists callers if possible or transfers calls to the proper individual or department; takes and delivers messages.
  • Types correspondence, memos, forms, tables, reports, etc. utilizing computers, spreadsheets, databases, and specialized departmental equipment/software to prepare documents as appropriate.
  • Arranges meetings and conferences, schedules appointments, and maintains a schedule of supervisor's commitments to avoid conflicts.


Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent with an emphasis in business curriculum.  

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of experience preferred.  

ADA: Ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, push, and pull items weighing up to 25 lbs.; visual and auditory skills.

Compensation and Benefits:

Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for Full-Time and Part-Time employees. Day 1 Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We also offer tuition assistance, generous paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer match, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and the ability to earn referral bonuses up to $3,000.

Staff receive excellent training through a comprehensive paid general orientation including customer service training. We offer continuing training and education, provide the ability for career advancement, and host staff appreciation and special events. Diakon also maintains a discretionary emergency fund, which can be of assistance to staff members during critical times. In addition, Diakon offers a Love of Thy Neighbor Fund, which provides a per-day living expense and matches up to five PTO days for approved service or mission trips with other nonprofit organizations.

Diakon is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/VETS/Disabled