Executive Assistant

Job description

Job location: VA Herndon (Corporate)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-03-07
Req: R06717
This role will serve as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Academic Officer of Strayer University as well as the SVP and Managing Director of SEI Ventures.

Essential Duties:

  • Acts as Executive Assistant to assigned senior executives.
  • Assists with meetings and initiatives.
  • Assists with daily support activities, such as phones, scheduling, travel arrangements, payroll, and accounts payable.
  • Executes expense reports and related items.
  • Interacts with a variety of staff and assistants, including close coordination within the C-Suite
  • Assists with communication items (internal memos, letters to external partners, and agendas).
  • Schedule/coordinate appointments, meetings, and payroll, and related arrangements.
  • Acts as support person for onboarding new employees, executing all paperwork and internal procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required

Work Experience:

  • At least 5 years of executive level administrative experience


  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of standard Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


  • Must have the flexibility to work more than 40 hours per week when business needs warrant.
  • Must be able to lift 5 lbs.
  • Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor
  • Access information using a computer
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job. 
  • Other essential functions and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at [email protected]




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Posted: 3/8/2019
Application Due: 5/7/2019
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