The Village of La Grange seeks a full-time Executive Assistant for a key position in its Administration Department. The Executive Assistant is a highly-skilled administrative position requiring responsible and confidential support for the completion of routine and complex administrative responsibilities for the Village Clerk, Village Manager, Assistant Village Manager, and other Village departments as needed.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Adobe is required. Proficiency with Laserfiche software, and CivicPlus website software is preferred. Municipal experience including working knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, and legal requirements for municipal meetings and file management, is strongly preferred. Candidates must possess a high level of integrity and professionalism; demonstrate the ability to exercise discretion in working with highly confidential information; and have the ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and initiative.
Excellent organization, time management and communication skills are required given the demands of the position. The ideal candidate will be able to work well in a team environment; have exceptional customer service skills; and consistently engage others with compassion and respect. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid Illinois Driver's License. Notary a plus. A full job description is available here . Offer of employment conditioned on successful completion of a physical examination, background investigation and drug and alcohol screening.
Salary range is $46,823 to $66,462 DOQ. This is a 37.5 hour per week non-exempt position that may require additional hours from time-to-time. The Village offers a full complement of benefits including health and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation/sick leave and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension.
Applicants with disabilities who need accommodations to complete any portion(s) of the employment process should contact the Village Manager's office at (708) 579-2318. The Village of La Grange is an equal opportunity employer.