Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Administrative Assistant in Westminster, Colorado


Do you enjoy finding creative solutions to improve team effectiveness?

Want to utilize your talents in keeping people organized, project management, fundraising, and marketing?

Do you thrive in a fast paced environment?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, read on!

Being an Administrative Assistant at Devereux has its Advantages

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

  • A role where you can interact and make a difference in a child’s life

  • An environment where you can to be an active decision maker

  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

Devereux Colorado is seeking an enthusiastic professional that is solution focused, is driven to accomplish goals and enjoys providing support to a team of senior leaders. This role will act as a project manager for important center initiatives, provide general office administrative support, take minutes at meetings, prepare communications, create monthly internal newsletter and be involved in the planning and implementation of fundraising efforts. Position requires the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, good initiative, strong communication and customer service skills, ability to work independently, superior administrative, organizational and decision-making skills, and an understanding of business practices. Grant writing and fund raising coordination experience are an added plus. Must be comfortable engaging in interpersonal interactions over the phone, via email and face to face with all levels of the organization and external contacts and have a high level of competency in MS Office suite. This role routinely handles confidential information/material concerning facility affairs contained in committee meeting minutes, letters, and other documents so discretion is required.

Some administrative tasks include:

  • support to members of the senior leadership team

  • general office management

  • project management

  • scheduling of meetings

  • preparing reports and documents

  • transportation arrangements

  • meeting organization and preparation

  • data entry/aggregation and analysis

  • customer satisfaction calls

  • research and general administrative functions

  • lunch and vacation coverage for the front desk position

Keywords:marketing, office assistant, non-profit, , office manager, public relations, PR, fundraising



  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in business, English, or human services


  • 2 years administrative assistant experience required

  • Advanced competency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, internet and strong keyboarding required

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing required

  • 1 year of supervisory experience preferred

  • Experience in project management and supporting senior leaders preferred

  • Must be at least 21 years old

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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit to see why we are a great place to work!

The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

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

Requisition ID 2019-4314

Category Support

Position Type Full-Time