Standard Insurance Company Administrative Asst I in Cincinnati, Ohio

If you’re someone who likes to stand out from the crowd and make a positive difference, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). We set ourselves apart in the retirement plan business by paying attention to details as we are redefining what a retirement plan should be. If that’s your kind of challenge, you could be our kind of employee. Consider joining our team.

The Administrative Assistant I/II provides analytical and specialized administrative support to one or more managers.

Type, edit, and proofread letters, memos, reports, presentation materials, and prepare correspondence. Prepare materials from rough draft. Receive and prioritize incoming correspondence and phone calls. Respond to inquiries, including responding to routine requests for materials and information. Maintain confidential information including department records and files. May make travel arrangements, prepare and distribute agendas and meeting minutes, maintain appointment schedules and plan and coordinate special events.

Provide broad-level administrative assistance based on general direction. Facilitate projects by preparing and maintaining project plans, budgets, and staffing requirements. Track progress and identify/resolve obstacles or elevate issues to resolve barriers. Provide a centralized source of information to the department.

Collect information from files or other areas of the company for routine inquiries and reports. Compile, coordinate and prepare required departmental reports. May assist in the formulation of department budget, track actual to planned expenses and report variances; coordinate budget results with management. Prepare and issue cost allocation and charge back information to Corporate Accounting.

May write, design, format, test and maintain departments’ web site utilizing a variety of web-authoring, graphics, and multi-media software applications.

Participate in special projects or other duties as assigned.

In addition to these duties, the Administrative Assistant II:

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.

Administrative Assistant I:

Education: Associate’s degree with additional college coursework or Bachelor’s degree.

Administrative Assistant II:

Experience: 4-6 years of advanced administrative experience, including MS Office applications, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Administrative Assistant I/II:

Regular attendance is essential for this role.

Professional certification required: None.

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.

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Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871. This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process. General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.

Functional Job Title: Administrative Asst I

Time Type: Full-Time

Req #: 16472

External Company Name: Standard, The