Job Opportunity

Executive Assistant
California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Date Posted:

August 23, 2019


Competitive salary is dependent on qualifications; CSAC offers a full benefits package.


The Executive Assistant is a confidential position that performs senior level professional and administrative work in support of the Executive Director and CSAC’s governing bodies, as well as various association operations and services. Responsibilities include: coordinating travel arrangements and maintaining calendars for the Executive Director and CSAC Officers; preparing agendas and other materials for the Executive Committee, Board of Directors’, and Officers’ meetings in consultation with the Executive Director; representing the organization to elected officials and individuals; conducting research; and coordinating organization-wide projects. 

Applicants must be highly organized and detail-oriented, with a track record of exercising sound independent judgment and discretion to solve problems. Top candidates will possess an outstanding work ethic and profound experience to manage confidential and/or sensitive information on behalf of the Executive Director and the Association.


Knowledge required:

  • Modern office procedures;
  • Board of Director principles and practices;
  • Organizational bylaws;
  • Roberts Rules of Order;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Spelling and grammar principles;
  • Basic accounting principles;
  • Basic budgeting principles;
  • Record-keeping principles;
  • Office management principles.


Skills required:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient computer skills and applicable software applications;
  • Preparing a variety of executive and management reports;
  • Prioritizing work and performing multiple tasks;
  • Maintaining confidential records;
  • Working independently;
  • Operating modern office equipment;
  • Preparing business correspondence;
  • Conducting research;
  • Representing the organization;
  • Interpreting and applying the Association bylaws;
  • Refined communication and interpersonal skills; must be able to interact with coworkers, elected officials including County Supervisors and state legislators, general public, etc. sufficiently to exchange or convey information and receive work direction;
  • Maintaining confidentiality and following established procedures;
  • Demonstrating outstanding organization skills.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to

Filing Deadline:

September 10, 2019

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