…..maybe it’s time to just find yourself an actual babysitter.
I realize people have cancellations, but this particular annoyance is perpetrated by a certain set of family members who refuse to let a “stranger” watch their son, but have no problem begging random facebook acquaintances for help every other week.
Or is this the most awkwardly phrased job posting you have ever read? It starts off fine, but goes downhill around halfway through, and just seems like it’s TRYING SO HARD.
I have neither read nor written a professional paragraph in three years now [CUE LEONARDO DICAPRIO LEVEL INTERNAL SCREAMING] so my radar for idiocy in the workplace might be a tad off….
Administrative Assistant Duties:
Actively participates in the management of the activity or organization by performing a wide variety of clerical and administrative support duties. Serves as the central point of contact for matters related to day-to-day operations. Applies knowledge of the organization, its functions and regulations to carryout a wide variety of administrative functions related to the organization and its mission (e.g., personnel, accounting, budget, purchasing, logistics and supply, transportation, security, etc). Exercises independent judgement. Composes operating procedures and sets internal priorities to generate improvements in administrative services. An extensive knowledge of rules, operations, and practices, and judgment in locating and selecting the most appropriate guidelines is required. Performs other duties related to office automation requiring a skill in general office machines, software, and the internet/intranet.
Like…should I choose to apply, can I kindly imply in my cover letter that my first order of business would be rewriting this job posting?