Office of the Governor - Greg Abbott

Employment at the Office of the Governor

Human Resources

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  • Address: 1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701
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Executive Assistant (Part-time)

Job #: 2016-11
TWC Job #: 3345114
Opening Date: 10/09/2015
Closing Date: Until Closed
Travel Required: NA
Monthly Salary: * $2,465.06 – $3,666.66
Position Location: State Capitol Building
Group Step: A17
Class: 0158

*Salary Commensurate With Experience


Performs highly advanced administrative and program work.  Work involves establishing program goals and objectives; developing program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals; monitoring and evaluating program activities; developing; and coordinating program activities.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.  This is position reports to the Director of Scheduling and Advance. Position is part-time at 80%.


  • Interprets and evaluates information concerning agency programs and procedures, and makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Coordinates the preparation, editing, and distribution of correspondence, reports, studies, forms, and documents.
  • Coordinates and evaluates filing, record-keeping, and records management systems.
  • Coordinates general office duties such as ordering supplies, performing basic bookkeeping work, and assisting with general human resources work.
  • Coordinates meetings, conferences, and seminars.
  • Coordinates the planning and execution of an agency program.
  • Reviews administrative and technical policies and procedures and researches technical issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding technical program or administrative regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reviews and edits data in charts, graphs, and databases, and prepares summaries or reports.
  • May provide assistance answering and routing phone calls, taking messages, and greeting and directing visitors to the appropriate staff.
  • May coordinate the research and editing of agency publications such as brochures, forms, manuals, and reports.
  • May develop, edit, and review training materials.
  • May manage and maintain schedules and travel arrangements for managers, directors, and executives.
  • May supervise the work of others.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Five (5) years of executive, campaign and/or elected official scheduling experience comparable to the duties performed in this position description.  Demonstrates proficiency in use of a personal computer and software applications in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office Suite products. Experience and education may be substituted for each other on a year-for-year basis.


  • Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of legislative environment.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
  • Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Exemplary skills in customer service.
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software.
  • Ability to implement new administrative systems and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness
  • Ability to to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts
  • Ability to establish goals and objectives;
  • Ability to devise solutions to administrative problems;
  • Ability to develop, evaluate and interpret administrative policies and procedures
  • Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.


To apply, please visit for instructions on submitting your application. You may download the uniform State Employment Application or request an application from the Office of the Governor Human Resources Division, State Insurance Building, 1100 San Jacinto, Room 2.300, Austin, Texas, 78701. If required in this posting, copies of college transcripts must be provided concurrent with application for further applicant consideration. For additional information, please call 512- 463-5873, or visit our agency's website. Dial 7-1-1 for Relay Services.

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Candidates selected for interviews will be subject to background check and required to complete authorization form.

Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit:

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process:

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor's Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.