Administrative Specialist

Job Title: Administrative Specialist

Description: The individual in this position will perform a variety of duties in support of the Youth Restitution Program (YRP), the Director of Finance, and the CEO. Job duties include data entry, compiling statistical reports, handling restitution payments, interaction with victims of juvenile crime, personnel administration, office management, and schedule management.


  • High school diploma or GED is required. College degree and human services experience are preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, and Excel is required. Experience with Access and PowerPoint desired.
  • Requires a detail-oriented skill set with the ability to multi-task in an organized and flexible manner.
  • Prior experience working in an office environment in a support capacity is preferred.
  • Experience working with a diverse cross section of people is important.
  • The ideal candidate will not simply pay attention to details, they will attend to the details.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish client and victim case files in a timely manner, and ensure that information entered into the agency’s database is complete and accurate.
  • Monitor progress of court ordered youth as they complete community service and/or restitution obligations. This includes processing restitution payments
    and keeping detailed case notes.
  • Generate victim correspondence and allocate victim payments.
  • Provide monthly reports to social workers and court personnel.
  • Assist with orientation of new staff and interns.
  • Complete various tasks related to personnel administration, including establishing and updating personnel files, and monitoring expiring documents
  • Perform a variety of office related duties including data entry, filing, ordering supplies, communicating with vendors, processing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Assist with accounts receivable/payable, payroll, and annual audit.Provide support to the agency CEO with daily organizational needs.
  • Assist other agency programs administratively as requested.


Hours: 40 Hours per week Monday-Friday.

Transportation: Reliable transportation to work required.

Compensation Package:

Starting pay is $35,568 per year. Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; SEP/403B plan; flex spending account; mileage reimbursement; and generous paid time off.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter by Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm to:

Briarpatch Youth Services

Attn: Dean Bossenbroek

2720 Rimrock Road

Madison, WI 53713-3337

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Organization: Briarpatch Youth Services

Job Location: Madison, WI