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State Executive Assistant

Are you a poised, confident, and highly performing Executive Assistant who moves through tasks with agility and grace?  Are you an excellent grammarian- wordsmith who delights engaging stakeholders ranging the general public and high-ranking state officials?  If you’re ready to put your charisma and treasure trove of skills and experience to work serving the state of Texas, you may be the perfect candidate!
Who you will be working with
This Agency’s mission is to serve Texans now and into the future by preserving, protecting, and providing access to information and delivering services that enrich their lives.
Major Duties
In support of the agency’s Executive Office, Supporting Foundation, and HR Division, the ideal candidate will: 
  • Manage general administrative tasks including data management, light bookkeeping, compiling of meeting materials and coordination of projects, events, and travel.
  • Assist General Counsel with administrative rules, open meeting filings, and Public Information Act requests. 
  • Provide general customer service; fielding and responding to general public inquiries.
  • Prepare correspondence;  writing and editing internal and external communications.
  • Handle additional administrative duties as required to support the work of the agency.
What are we looking for:
  • Required:
  • 2+ years experience providing advanced professional administrative support at the executive level. 
  • Advanced level communication and writing skills.
  • High proficiency in use of  MS Office Applications and general office equipment.
  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree (coursework in Communications, English, Journalism, or related field)
  • 2+ years experience working with and responding to the public 
  • Experience working with databases, i.e. People Soft / CAPPS
  • A current Certified Texas Notary Public
  • Experience working in a legal environment
  • Previous State experience, including coordinating State travel.

About this position
  • Rate: $24.50 per/hour.
  • Length of engagement: Through 8/31/23 with potential for assignment extension and permanent placement.
  • Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
  • Location: Austin, 78701.
The Peak Performers difference
  • Excellent medical health, dental & vision insurance at 60 days.
  • Our employees may participate in a 403(b)-retirement plan.
  • Qualified applicants with chronic medical conditions and/or disabilities receive priority placement.
  • We pay weekly through direct deposit.
  • In business since 1994, our relationships span more than 27 years and thousands of job placements.
All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws. 
Applicants for employment with Peak Performers must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future. 
Peak Performers is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Peak Performers does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.