Administrative Assistant

Chandler, AZ, USA Req #167
Friday, May 10, 2024

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the leadership team members by coordinating and scheduling meetings, creating expense reports, and booking travel arrangements as needed.   This role will report directly to the Executive Assistant. While this position will be in mainly in the office, there is potentially hybrid in the future. The Administrative Assistant will work with the Executive Assistant to coordinate meetings across the entire C-Suite and will also assist in the planning and execution of various company-wide events and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have high attention to detail and organization, with strong skills in written and verbal communication, discretion, and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Calendar Management
  • Communication
  • Documentation & Correspondence
  • Office Management
  • Project Support
  • Event Coordination
  • Team Support

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2yrs of Office Management, or a related field preferred
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant, preferable in a senior support role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant software applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a professional courteous demeanor
  • Strong Organizational Skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive information
  • Abilit to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Adaptability and flexibility to meet changing priorities and deadlines

About Us: At Penn Foster Group, we are transforming online learning to help learners by bringing together Penn Foster, CareerStep, Ashworth College, James Madison High School, the New York Institute of Photography, the New York Institute of Art and Design, and other education platforms. Together, we create an accelerated path to greater economic mobility through real-world skills and knowledge that enable learners to achieve long-term success in the workplaces of the future.  Our history dates back to 1890 when our founder, Thomas Foster, pioneered distance education by offering training by mail for coal miners to get the necessary skills for safer jobs. Today, with the partners who use our education and training programs, we continue that mission of providing accessible training and education for in-demand skills and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market.

Equal Employment Opportunity: We strive toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Penn Foster Group by intentionally building teams that are diverse – in identities, lived experiences, and ideas to create a culture where people feel connected to each other and have a sense of belonging. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion because it is the foundation that enables us to achieve what we set out to do as an organization – from maximizing the number of learners who can reach their goals while giving them the kinds of experiences we want them to have, to becoming the type of company we want to work in.  

What We Offer: We offer a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Chandler, AZ, USA