The Southland Conference, based in suburban north Dallas, and serving 13 member institutions in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas, is seeking applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant/Office Manager. The selected applicant shall be responsible in managing the Conference’s administrative and office operations, specifically executive assistance to the Conference commissioner and other staff members. This includes, but is not limited to: Assisting the commissioner and staff with daily duties, including meetings and schedule coordination, correspondence, travel arrangements, necessary mailings and shipments, filing and other project management; Providing office management oversight, including but not limited to, ensuring staff is informed of issues related to the office’s property ownership and maintenance; Keeping the office’s necessary supplies updated, and ensuring communications with necessary vendors and equipment service providers to assist with maintaining the office’s expected level of services; Managing selected Conference meetings, including planning with staff liaisons and hotel partners, communicating with meeting guests, making necessary travel arrangements, securing needed meeting space and catering, and preparing meeting materials; Handling minimal receptionist and phone-answering duties; and performing other duties as requested by the Commissioner.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, and a minimum of five years of proven administrative assistance experience in a professional office setting is required. Successfully working collaboratively in a positive team environment, and developing strong relationships with office staff and personnel from member institutions is necessary. Knowledge of and frequent experience working with Microsoft Office software and other office technology is also required. Extended working hours are considered rare for this position, and Conference-related travel is also minimal.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Conference offers a comprehensive benefits package. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled in advance of an anticipated start date of no later than Sept 15, 2019. No phone calls please. Submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to: Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Search
Southland Conference, 2801 Network Blvd., Suite 502, Frisco, TX 75034, FAX: (972) 422-9225 -- E-mail: email@example.com The Southland Conference is an Equal Opportunity employer.
About Southland Conference
The Southland Conference is located in Frisco, Texas, one of America’s fastest-growing cities and recently named by Money Magazine as the No. 1 Place to Live in the nation. Sports organizations affiliated with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer are also headquartered in Frisco. Each January, the Southland annually serves as the host conference for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.