Administrative Assistant

Exciting Career Opportunity for a professional with a unique skill set to include knowledge of TRS (Telecommunications Relay Service) and ASL (American Sign Language who will be responsible for performing complex administrative and secretarial duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature. Requires independent judgment and initiative.

Responsibilities include:

The successful Administrative Assistant will be providing work guidance and training other clerical employees; anticipating and preparing materials needed by management for conferences; manage calendars, travel arrangements, appointments, telephone calls, etc.; composing and typing correspondence requiring some understanding of technical matters; and collecting, compiling and analyzing data.

Ability to multi-task. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office. Proficient in spelling, grammar and composition. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical skills. Candidates must possess a High School diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years of related work experience.

OTHER SKILLS: May work anywhere in Rhode Island remotely to support Relay contract in the State of Rhode Island. This is an opportunity to work with a fast paced, high energy, innovative culture and make a difference! The right candidate is a self-starter and a strong public speaker who understands the value of the Deaf and people working in the Deaf/Hard of hearing community. Familiarity with ASL (American Sign Language) is required.

The ultimate goal of the Rhode Island Relay Program is to create a functional, barrier free telecommunications access experience for the Deaf/Hard of hearing, when using a phone. The position supports the program manager by providing training, monthly reporting and documentation needed to market, conduct outreach and support; including Social Media.


Experience in providing presentations and training to an audience

Business administration experience required, i.e.: submitting monthly reports, working with tight deadlines and developing reports

Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint

Proficient with Social Media

Creative out of the box thinker

TRS (Telecommunications Relay Service) knowledge

ASL (American Sign Language familiarity

BA Degree (Business, Marketing Public Relations or Design preferred)

Ability to travel (approximately 75% of time spent traveling to provide Outreach and training at various locations.)

Mileage will be reimbursed

Required education:

High school or equivalent
Required experience:

Microsoft Powerpoint: 3 years
Telecommunications Relay Service: 1 year
Social Media: 3 years
Microsoft Excel: 3 years
Administrative Assistant: 3 years
Required language:


J.M. Neil is an EOE, AA, M/F/D/V