Post Date:  May 27, 2024

Fulton, MO, US, 65251

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  31648
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we received!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 

Administrative Assistant I Responsibilities:

Performs office and administrative support duties including composing and typing correspondence and documents, compiling data and preparing summary reports, processing routine financial transactions and billing information, maintaining record keeping and filing systems, scheduling meetings and conferences, and receiving and screening visitors and telephone calls. Serves as administrative liaison between assigned department/center and other Gateway components by gathering and exchanging information related to operational, budget, payroll or personnel issues and procedures.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Composes and types variety of materials and documents including correspondence, memos, forms, tables, records and charts from rough draft, general directions, or dictation; using standard computer word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.  Proofreads and edits final draft materials for accuracy, consistency and clarity.
  • Compiles data from variety of sources such as logs, lists, invoices and treatment records, and prepares regular summary reports for use by supervisors in monitoring and tracking income, expenses and contract compliance.
  • Responsible for administering or processing routine financial transactions such as petty cash, bank deposits, receipts, ledgers, client personal funds, pass money, and so forth.
  • Depending on area assigned, may assist in processing billings by logging and coding treatments and services, recording treatment hours, or entering required information into records and databases.
  • Maintains record keeping and filing systems including records related to clients, personnel, payroll, attendance, work and purchase orders, and so forth.
  • Completes requisitions for approved office supplies, and standard department/center inventory as requested. Accepts receipts and invoices for non-routine expenditures, and obtains necessary authorizations for payment.
  • Schedules meetings and appointments.  Makes routine travel and conferences arrangements as directed.
  • Serves as administrative liaison between assigned program or department and central offices and services by gathering and exchanging information related to operational, budget, payroll or personnel issues and procedures.
  • Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, and notifies appropriate personnel, or records messages.
  • Performs variety of general office and administrative duties such as photocopying and assembling documents, sorting and distributing mail and faxes, storing office supplies, processing time cards for payroll, recording and typing meeting minutes, and so forth.
  • Depending on area assigned, may provide client services such as assisting clients with completing forms and applications for insurance or public assistance, verifying treatment funding source or insurance coverage, maintaining case files, and scheduling appointments.

Job Requirements:

  • Education / experience / certifications / licensure must meet contractual  requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One (1) year of administrative, clerical or office operations experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate with others in order to gather and exchange information.
  • Ability to respond to telephone inquiries, continually proofread, check and verify data from printed form and computer monitor display.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to enter, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a continual basis.
  • Ability to pull, lift and transport files and documents to and from various locations within office or assigned location.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here

Nearest Major Market: Jefferson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Columbia Missouri