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Job Title:
Executive Assistant
Administration Management Services
Job Posting #
Monthly Salary:
$4,200.00 - $4,600.00
State Classification:
Executive Assistant I
Class No., Group:
0160, B17
FLSA Status:
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (flex schedule may be possible after first evaluation)
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
On Hold
Job Summary:

This position reports to the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director in the Administration & Management Services Division. The position performs complex professional assistance work to support AMS staff in accomplishing the goals of the division.

Minimum Education:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Experience can substitute for education on a year for year basis.


At least five years of experience in a complex administrative support role. Experience working at a state agency preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of general business procedures and use of standard office equipment
  • Skill in operating a personal computer with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software
  • Skill in providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Complex office practices and administrative procedures
  • Coordinating and scheduling activities and resources
  • Preparing correspondence/documents using correct spelling, grammar and punctuation; proofreading and reviewing documents for clarity and consistency
  • The responsibilities associated with administrative office procedures to include the use of proper business telephone etiquette, internal communication strategies and use of basic office equipment
  • Skills in maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders, policy makers and other agencies
  • Preparing and maintaining confidential and sensitive records, files and reports
  • The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
  • Shows initiative and action beyond what is required to improve products or services; is self-starting and completes assignments independently without constant supervision
  • Protects sensitive and confidential information
Preferred Qualifications:
Job Duties:
  • Handle speaking and travel requests and expense reports and reimbursements
  • Monitor general AMS mailbox, email box and fax inbox, scan and route as needed
  • Manage e-signature processes and authentication
  • Manage and fill all agency directory requests, and contact lists for policy makers
  • Manage AMS division calendar and scheduling
  • Manage all supplies requisitions and stocking for AMS
  • Assemble monthly, quarterly and annual reports and post to website, copy policy makers
  • Draft, edit and manage standard forms as needed including standard agency contracts
  • Schedule and document agenda and minutes of AMS & Town Hall meetings
  • Assist with scheduling, liaison, tech support, and documentation for committee meetings
  • Assist with assembly and distribution of policy holder meeting materials and documentation
  • Assist with developing a paperless office environment, scan and retrieve documents as needed
  • Assist with creation and posting of videos for education and minutes, and other presentations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Additional Requirements:

Cover letter detailing how your education and experience meets the requirements of the position

Environmental & Physical Conditions:  Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves extensive telephone usage and repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.

To Apply:

Submit a complete (no blanks) State of Texas Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to: or 512-936-3547 (fax).  Applications may be submitted via WorkInTexas; however, the additional documents must be submitted to Human Resources prior to being considered for an interview. 

Applications will not be considered until all required documentation is received by TREC/TALCB.

Skills test will be conducted at the time of interview.

Military Crosswalk Information:


Tawana Hood, Human Resources 512-936-3604