The Executive Secretary performs more complex administrative, clerical, and general office duties of a highly confidential
nature. The Executive Secretary transcribes, types, maintains records and files, distributes mail, performs telephone
reception, and welcomes and directs on-site visitors. They also duplicate and distribute photocopies, route faxes, revise
work assignments at various subordinate levels to enhance administrative support efforts and meet department
objectives and participate in the team or group work activities in the office. The Executive Secretary performs the above
duties and responsibilities in a considerably complex and confidential environment requiring little or no supervision with
broad latitude for utilizing judgment and initiative.
The applicant must have an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of two years of full-time secretarial or related experience; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of three years of full-time secretarial or related experience. The preferred candidate will have prior experience in a healthcare setting. They will also have demonstrated organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in
any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history,
until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has
been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-
6988 or via email at email@example.com.