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Secretary / Receptionist

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

The Secretary/Receptionist plays a crucial role in supporting our mission of successfully serving children and families. The purpose of this role is to provide exceptional customer service in welcoming and greeting guests, clients, and consumers, and to provide clerical and administrative support to various operations of the agency. The person in this role must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written and offer a good impression of the agency by greeting visitors, answering the telephone, relaying messages, answering questions, assist/ guide visitors and callers, navigate multiple web portals, interpret data from internal and external sources and clearly communicate process issues or suggestions. The secretary will prepare copy, file and distribute correspondence, data, and reports; process incoming and outgoing mail; enter data into information systems; and order office supplies. Candidates must possess strong Excel skills. An Excel competency screening may be requested.

This role requires the ability to organize/plan, prioritize, take initiative as appropriate, exhibit excellent time management, flexibility, cooperation, dependability, and attention to detail.  Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment. Must act as a positive emissary of Tanager Place in all aspects of job in public at all times.

A high school diploma or equivalent and pertinent training and experience required. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Applicants must be able to pass required background checks.

Tanager Place offers a full benefits package – health, dental, vision, flexible spending, 403(b) retirement, vacation, and holidays.

LOCATION: This position is located at our 5th Ave location, 1030 5th Ave SE Suite 100 Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Application Instructions:

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment. Please visit to complete your application.  

Posted 03/29/18

Job ID: 39139833