Full Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community.
We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values. Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.
JOB SUMMARY: The Data Entry Clerk enters data into various databases in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with contract, department and agency requirements and expectations. This position is responsible for the proper handling, data entry and storage of confidential and sensitive information for assigned program(s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Enters information electronically into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), Catholic Charities and DHS UIR databases.
- Organizes and maintains received data and source documents (i.e., intake forms, bed lists and other related documents).
- Prepares and sorts source documents and identify data to be entered.
- Contacts preparer of source documents to resolve questions, inconsistencies, or missing data.
- Makes necessary corrections to information entered.
- Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data to be entered.
- Keeps record of work completed.
- Reviews reports and enters corrections as needed.
- Responds to inquiries regarding data entered.
- Completes all data entry, accurately and completely within 24 hours of receipt.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Education: • High School diploma or GED required.
Experience: 1 year experience working as a data entry clerk/assistant or Administrative Assistant. Proficiency in web-based databases including and MS Word, Excel in the Outlook Office 365 Suite.
SKILLS and COMPETENCIES:
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
- Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing.
- Ability to identify and resolve problems.
- Knowledge of proper spelling, grammar, and sentence structure to ensure written materials prepared are complete, succinct, and free of errors.
- Ability to operate job related equipment including the use of basic computer programs and systems to effectively carry out the duties of the position.
- Attention to details.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)