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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Executive Assistant in Malvern, Pennsylvania


Are you highly professional, organized and technically competent? Have you had responsibility for overseeing and managing office functions within a professional office environment?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being an Executive Assistant at Devereux Children’s Behavioral Services has its advantages- This position provides you the opportunity to be an important team member within the Leadership and Operational Teams. The position interacts with all levels of the Center and allows you to utilize high-level executive skills and project management.

This is a Full Time position with M-F day hours working out of administrative offices located in Malvern, PA.

The Executive Assistant:

  • Provides administrative support to the Executive Director to ensure that office operations are performed in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Performs duties in a confidential manner, and is responsive to customer needs.

  • Maintains calendar and schedule for the Executive Director with understanding of priorities and relationships.

  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date files, including project files, databases, and project schedules/timelines needed to ensure the effective and efficient management of department activities.

  • Prepares presentation materials for use by the Executive Director, as needed, prepares and disseminates reports, prepares correspondence and responds to routine communication on behalf of the Executive Director.

  • Ensures a continuous flow of information to appropriate parties.

  • Manages office activities and serves as the project manager for special projects, promptly notifying supervisor of identified discrepancies, delays or other activities affecting outcome.

  • Serves as the point of contact with Corporate and other Center management, project team members, and external parties.

  • Assists with the planning, coordination, and implementation of special events, meetings, conferences, retreats, etc.

  • Handles the answering of phones in the administration building, responds to inquiries and forwards messages to the Executive Director and other individuals, as appropriate, in a timely fashion.

  • Supervises and assists in the maintaining of records and reports for Devereux departments on a regularly scheduled basis. Compiles information from other unit/departmental staff for completion of various reports

We offer BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the first pay period after 30 days)

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. Each year, more than 800 children and adolescents, ages six through 18, receive specialized care in the environment best suited to the challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, and emotional and life skills needed to return to their home communities and become productive and positive forces within their neighborhoods.

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

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Key Words: secretary, executive assistant, office manager, administrative assistant


Education: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proficient in Microsoft applications.

Experience : Previous paid experience in the capacity of Administrative Assistant, Events Coordinator, or other position with similar responsibilities - reporting to leadership level. Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize and multi-task, to maximize efficiency. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization. Sound decision-making and problem solving skills. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database, and presentation software. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 21 years of age.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 month ago (6/9/2021 12:28 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18302

Category Support

Position Type Full-Time