Administrative Assistant II
Administrative Assistant II
At The Standard, you’ll join a team focused on putting our customers first.
Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We’re looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what’s right – across the company and in our local communities.
We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.
Ready to reach your highest potential? Let’s work together.
Provide analytical and specialized administrative support to one or more managers.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide advanced-level administrative support including managing complex projects as directed by management. Conduct in-depth research for complex data analysis. Work autonomously using judgment and discretion within established procedures and practices. Manage projects by preparing and maintaining project plans, and budgets. Track progress and identify/resolve obstacles or elevate significant issues to resolve barriers. Provide subject matter guidance for Administrative Assistant I personnel within the division.
Work on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative. Analyze problems, determine approach, compile and analyze data to prepare complex trends, status or other reports, drawing data from a variety of sources within and outside the department. Assist in the formulation of department budget, tracking actual to planned expenses and reporting variances; coordinate budget results with management. Prepare and issue cost allocation and charge back information to Corporate Accounting. Coordinate activities, information and communication between departments and outside parties. Participate in special projects or other duties as assigned.
Create, edit, and proofread letters, memos, reports, presentation materials, and prepare correspondence often with little direction or working from rough draft. Material is frequently confidential in nature. Gather and analyze incoming inquiries or information to identify and solve problems with little or no precedent. Make travel arrangements, prepare and distribute agendas and meeting minutes, maintain appointment schedules and plan and coordinate special events. Evaluate and communicate information in a clear manner, recognizing when high sensitivity and discretion is required.
Education: Associate’s degree with additional college coursework or Bachelor’s degree.
Experience: minimum of 4 – 6 years demonstrated expertise providing advanced administrative support, including MS Office applications, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Regular attendance is essential for this role.
Professional certification required: none
Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the pay rate for this role when hiring a Colorado resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard’s package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.
- Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.
Hourly Pay Range:
20.72 – 30.77
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.