Executive Assistant

Symplicity, Arlington, VA

Helping institutions connect students to people, knowledge, and opportunities.

The Executive Assistant to the President/CEO will work directly with the President & Chief Executive Officer and will also provide some support to other Executives. This individual will be responsible for performing a wide range of executive administrative duties/functions and assisting with special projects. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter, professional, tactful, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment.


  • Responsible for maintaining the CEO’s calendar and travel schedule
  • Serving as their go to person to ensure all goes according to plan- act quickly and trouble shoot when it doesn’t go according to plan
  • Interface tactfully and effectively with staff, Board members and other internal/external stakeholders
  • Record and manage Executive team meeting notes
  • Schedule meetings and appointments, and manage travel itineraries
  • Independently coordinate and complete special projects as required
  • Uphold the strictest level of confidentiality
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Three to five years of relevant experience as an executive assistant
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills including the ability to communicate articulately and succinctly with a wide range of constituents
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (e.g. being highly resourceful)
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated capacity for project management
  • Ability to work proactively, both independently and with others in a team environment
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change quickly and effectively
  • Highly organized, with a keen eye for details
  • Advanced software skills including proficiency in standard business applications such as Word, Excel, and BoardEffect
Symplicity is the market leader in employability solutions. We help companies find talent, we help Higher Ed bridge the skills gap and we help recent college graduates launch their careers. Used by over 30 million students worldwide, our comprehensive suite of products touches the full life cycle of a student. From admission to alumni engagement, Symplicity’s products cover career services, advising, student conduct, campus life as well as housing & residence life. Symplicity is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran. Please note: employment with Symplicity contingent on successful completion of background check.

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