Employment Opportunity for NHA Administrative Assistant (Part-time Position)


313 East Main Street Newark, Delaware 19711 Telephone/TDD 302-366-0826 Fax 302-366-8212 



NHA Administrative Assistant
(Part-time Position)

August 15, 2022 

Salary: Open

Position Title: Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

Location: Newar Housing Authority
Authority 313 East Main Street Newark,
Delaware 19711

Date: August 15, 2022

Closing Date: September 15, 2022

Summary of Position

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is accepting applications for a part-time Administrative Assistant to work in its administrative office in Newark, Delaware. The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director and dedicated staff to provide quality services to the clients of programs (Section 8 and Low-Income Public Housing) administered by the NHA.

To be considered, please email a Letter of Interest, a current copy of your Resume, three Professional Reference(s) from recent employer(s) and requested salary to mjordan@newarkhousingauthority.net. Please include in the subject line of the email: Administrative Assistant

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Receptionist duties
  • Office management
  • Letter writing
  • Attending meetings and workshops
  • Performs other related duties as required for the overall operation of the authority as assigned by the Executive Director

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least three years of experience in a professional office setting
  • Experience in property management helpful
  • Certifications in any aspect of HUD funded programs is helpful

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Public Housing Programs
  • Knowledge of Delaware Tenant Landlord Code
  • Skill in typing and utilizing various office equipment
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Ability to communicate effectively: verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and accurate files
  • Ability to deal courteously with individuals from all socio-economic backgrounds
  • Organizational Skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Class D License
  • Background Check (Criminal and Drug Screening)
  • Ability to tolerate prolonged sitting at the computer, bending, stretching, lifting items of at least twenty-five pounds

Supervision Received:           Reports Directly to the Executive Director