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Executive Assistant to Chief Information Officer Information Technology

Providing overall administrative and project support to the CIO, with assistance to other VP’s and Directors within the department as needed, your responsibilities will include,calendar management, facilitating correspondence, creating presentations and reports, coordinating travel and meetings, expense reporting, participation in departmental meetings and more.

Ideal candidates bring minimum three years of increasingly complex administrative support experience, have exceptional organizational, priority-setting and communications skills, laser-focused attention-to-detail and work with high degree of integrity, confidentiality and diplomacy.


  • Assists CIO to accomplish departmental goals.
  • Support all internal team members and departments following the Association mission and values while promoting Association culture.
  • Contribute to department engagement and morale and ensure strong positive relationships are developed with team members, across the enterprise, Board members, and vendors.
  • Proactively manages the CIO’s calendar and independently schedule appointments in a manner that supports the accomplishments of the goals and required duties.
  • Function with a high degree of autonomy, managing departmental administrative responsibilities and setting priorities with little or no direction.  Manage confidential/sensitive materials and issues for the CIO.
  • Direct preparation of records such as agenda, notices, meeting minutes and resolutions for CIO meetings.
  • Support administration of Outlook functions and departmental Sharepoint sites.
  • Prepare correspondence, presentations, meeting minutes, reports and materials as required, maintaining confidentiality of department documents, files etc.
  • Develop, organize and implement administrative processes and systems to ensure the smooth flow of office operations.  Provide solutions to problems and improve efficiency and quality of departmental administrative activities.
  • Draft written correspondence and reports from the CIO to various stakeholders.
  • Produce and coordinate written and visual materials for Board meetings, conferences/symposiums, and specialized issue packets/progress reports for distribution to Board members, Association members and staff.  Coordinates with all IT team members to ensure latest information is included.
  • Assists in managing department budget, establishing/governing proper departmental budget controls for relevant budget line items.
  • Familiarize new staff on department work processes and procedures and acts as a resource as required.
  • Assist in establishing an internal communications strategy in conjunction with CIO and senior IT managers.
  • Assist in ensuring organizational initiatives and updates are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders including periodically planning, editing and writing content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as a CIO status update, all hands memos or regular email bulletin.
  • Assist other Executive Assistants based on business needs and/or as required.
  • Work on special projects and other duties as required helping to promote department’s success.


  •  2-4 year College degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional executive level administrative work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and math skills.
  • Experience with and understanding of office systems and operations that will improve organizational efficiency.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Advanced computer proficiency across MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Sharepoint applications.
  • Experience managing expense reporting including use of Concur software.
  • Ability to learn other computer software programs, and enter and maintain accurate data/information.
  • Broad fundamental Information Technology knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work records.
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible and resilient; able to manage multiple priorities/projects in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work independently.
  • Proven sound decision making/judgment skills.



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