Executive Assistant

Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/2/2021 1:30 PM)
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This Executive Assistant position fulfills a critical role within the organization and is closely involved in the daily priorities of the leadership team as a whole. This role requires strong will, impeccable communication skills, and a willingness to provide efficient and effective challenge when necessary, follow up, and follow through.


The role of the Executive Assistant is to enhance the Empowered teams effectiveness in the organization through time management, information management support and consistent processes. This position offers an opportunity for long-term career stability within the organization. Does this sound like you? Then we encourage you to apply. 


Your Responsibilities Include

  • Maintain a deep understanding of priorities in order to allocate the teams time and resources appropriately
  • Manage the teams workflow and priorities
  • Anticipate upcoming needs and requirements and be proactive in all facets
  • Manage calendars, research meeting attendees, assemble meeting agenda, and record meeting minutes
  • Document meeting outcomes, determine necessary follow-up, assemble follow-up team, hold President and team accountable to follow-up action
  • Track ongoing projects and their status; serve as liaison on behalf of the president
  • Book and coordinate travel, itineraries, and logistics
  • Work organically with all business units across the organization ensuring harmony, cohesion and communication
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, providing prompt and customer-focused service
  • Process invoice payments and expense report
  • Ad-hoc projects and office management work as assigned  

Knowledge and Skills You Bring the Organization

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience working with Senior Leadership and the management team with highly demanding schedules.
  • High school diploma or higher level of education (Bachelor’s preferred)
  • Be dynamic with a sense of diplomacy, firmness, gentleness and pushiness in order to accomplish the goal
  • Unparalleled attention to detail and an aggressive drive to take initiative, with the professionalism to interact with employees at all levels of the organization
  • A clear understanding of and excitement for Stand Together’s mission
  • Ability to think strategically about the principal’s time as an allocation of resources
  • Demonstrated high-level of confidentiality, sense of judgment, ability to improvise and creatively problem-solve while maintaining composure
  • Extremely organized, self-disciplined and professional in demeanor
  • Articulate and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook (including expertise with Outlook’s calendar function), and PowerPoint


About Us


As part of the Stand Together philanthropic community, Empowered is a national community of K-12 teachers rallied around a growth mindset (where challenge is opportunity, not obstacle) for them and their students in support of Transforming Education for All. At Stand Together we believe every learner is unique and deserving of an education experience that respects and embraces their individuality. Our community’s vision moves society toward one in which every person can discover and develop their talents through an individualized education, and then apply their acquired skills to reach their potential. Empowered teachers share a way of teaching with experience-based activities that offer learners the skills and confidence they need to create and seize the opportunities in their lives.


We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 


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