Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Administrative Assistant in Kennesaw, Georgia


Are you interested in a career in Education? Do you enjoy working with a dynamic team of educational professionals and providing administrative support?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Here’s your chance to…Make a difference as part of the Devereux Education Department...

Being anAdministrative Assistant on our Education team at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunity to grow professionally with the support of our team.

  • Support our Department with Administrative duties along with having the opportunity to assist in the classroom if needed.

  • Diversify your skills and explore the various needs of several different school districts.

  • Work closely with our Leadership team and participate in ongoing training & development opportunities!

The Administrative Assistant on our Education team will assist the Principal and the education administrative team as necessary, carrying out the functions of the Education Department and Devereux's Ackerman Academy. You will serve as the office administrator, manage and complete departmental tasks, such as reviewing, monitoring and preparing reports, monitor specific teacher deadlines, communicate with internal departments and external agencies, maintain calendar for the Principal, coordinate arrangements for all meetings, conference calls, and tours for the Education Department. You will also serve as an active member of the School Improvement Team. Additional Tasks assigned as necessary, such as standing in and assisting Teacher Assistants.

Devereux Ackerman Academy is a school serving students in grades 6-12. Ackerman Academy is accredited by Cognia (Formerly AdvancED). We provide a stimulating educational environment for children and youth while they are receiving the highest level mental health treatment. Our education personnel are highly qualified and certified by Georgia Professional Standards Commission. Many of our faculty and staff have multiple certifications to include Special Education and other content areas. Our classroom environment and instruction are designed to meet the needs of diverse learners.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: Paraprofessional, administrative assistant, IEP, classroom, teacher, substitute teacher, t eaching assistant, education, Title 1, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, mentor, direct support, recreation.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2 years of college, equivalent to 60 hours.

EXPERIENCE : A minimum of three (3) years experience working as an Administrative Assistant preferably in a school environment or as an Executive Assistant. Paraprofessional preferred. Experience working in a residential treatment facility or educational school setting highly desirable. Experience with children and adolescents is preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Must possess excellent multitasking skills, problem-solving and interpersonal skills; written/verbal communication skills, planning and organizational skills are required.

  • Be empathetic, a team player, creative and energetic.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children & adolescents & the ability to represent yourself as a positive role model.

  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; comfortable utilizing in-house computer applications also required.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires all employees to be fully vaccinated on or before March 15, 2022 . If already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting

Posted Date 1 month ago (12/27/2021 2:39 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-21113

Category Support

Position Type Full-Time