Job Details

Executive Assistant – Oregon Convention Center

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 07/18/2019

Deadline to apply: July 18, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $49,481 - $71,749 annually

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from 1) current employees and/or 2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. Internal applicants must be current employees of Metro having regular, regular part-time or temporary employment.

This position provides high-level executive support to the Executive Director and Deputy Director of the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) to further strategic and tactical goals. The person in this position stays informed of events in the building, potential security issues, facility projects, large capital projects, potential media issues, staff issues or any other material happenings; plays a key role in facilitating a smooth flow of operations within the office and acts as a resource to all OCC administrative assistants and staff members. The Executive Assistant liaises between OCC and Metro departments, participates in projects and leads staff initiatives. This position reports to Executive Director.

Like the region itself, our dedication to serve people and our planet in the best ways possible demands that we constantly be on the move that we stay open-minded and maintain an inexhaustible supply of creativity. Our job is to make sure everyone here feels safe bringing what they've got to the table because progress relies on everyone keeping an open-mind and positive change can begin anytime, anyplace, with anyone.

The OCC is LEED Platinum Certified. We have one of the largest solar panel arrays on a U.S. convention center which produces 25% of the electricity we use. While we're striving to be the most sustainable event venue in the world and the first choice as a venue for green meetings, our commitment to sustainability is just one example of our dedication to a better tomorrow.

Annually OCC hosts roughly 500 events with an average of $600 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the venue.

At the Oregon Convention Center we're passionate about cultivating diversity, advancing equity and practicing inclusion in all of the work we do. We hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of four years of experience in an administrative assistant or executive assistant position and a high school diploma or GED (Associate's degree or higher preferred), or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the successful performance of the essential job duties. May be required to obtain a current and valid Oregon Notary Public Certification.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements:
1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA