Administrative Assistant, COC IT

Corning - Hickory, NC4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $54,000 a year
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Scope/Purpose of Position: Provides executive administrative support to Executives in an organization.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Handles details of items that are critical in nature on a daily basis.
Makes contact with internal and external executive leadership on matters that are of a sensitive nature to the company.
Work/Life Balance Flexibility: Management of executive during business hours and after hours when required.
Interface directly with MC and Corporate Officers and their executive assistants.
Manage all aspects of calendar, phone and travel.
Event Planning: Offsite executive meetings/events, recognition, team building.
Manage and process expense reports using Concur.
Proactively directs, collects, and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings for executives, internal and external individuals, customer meetings, as well as materials for high level corporate meetings (internal and external).
Manage complex travel arrangements (both domestic and international) and proactively stays ahead of changes; including management of all travel documents as required.
Manage and maintain supplies for office.
Initiate and manage purchase order processes and procedures.
May provide administrative back-up support for other Admin.

Required Skills:
Communication Expert: Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, with all levels of the corporation. Strong organizational and administrative skills, attention to detail, focus on error-free work and follow up to ensure tasks are complete.
Strategic Specialist: Motivated, self-starter, detail oriented and anticipates executive’s needs. Decision making/problem solving skills and balanced judgment while maintaining professional composure and demeanor at all times.
Ability to build a network within Corning, looks for new ideas and bases decisions on the business needs. Exercises high level of discretion, integrity and confidentiality.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, flexible, works efficiently and effectively in a dynamic high-pressure and fast paced environment.
Stays current on trends and is willing to adapt to new technology and processes.
Strong computer/technology skills.
Professionalism: Presence, maturity, and appearance. Must be accessible, dependable and reliable.
Required Education: Associates degree desired

Required Years & Area of Experience: 3-5 years of experience in Administrative Assistant roles

Travel: Occasional domestic and international travel required

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory