Executive Assistant to the President

$90,000 - $100,000 yearly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Evanston, IL
Job ID: 135158
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LaSalle Network had partnered with a leading organization on the North Shore of Chicago. The organization is a dynamic and influential institution committed to excellence in education. They are currently seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to the President to support day-to-day operations. As the Executive Assistant to the President, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient functioning of the President’s office in conjunction with the Chief of Staff and an administrative assistant.

Executive Assistant to the President Responsibilities:
  • Full ownership of the President's calendar, prioritizing tasks and troubleshooting issues as they arise
  • Direct management of the President's email inbox, including scheduling, prioritization and communication on her behalf
  • Act as a crucial liaison between the President's office and various stakeholders
  • Manage inbound communications, respond on behalf of the President when necessary and collaborate with other executives
  • Oversee the daily workflow of the President's office, establishing effective systems, processes and quality control measures
  • Ensure the President and meeting participants are equipped with pertinent background information and briefings
  • Manage senior relationships and associated assignments on behalf of the President's office
  • Interact with members of the senior leadership team, board members and donors involved in high-impact projects
  • Assist with special projects, events and initiatives as assigned by the Chief of Staff.
  • Coordinate logistics for events, including dinners, parties, networking and personal

Executive Assistant to the President Requirements:
  • Ideal candidate must be open to traveling with the President 2-3 times a quarter
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7+ years of experience in a professional/executive setting
  • 5+ years of experience partnering with C-suite executives
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to anticipate issues and resolve independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and complete assignments under pressure
  • Professional presence to interact with faculty and external constituents
  • Utmost discretion with confidential information

If you are looking for a dynamic role, supporting a President that is a thought leader in their field, please apply today.

Thank you,

Katie Binswanger
Associate Principal – Executive Search

LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.