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Admin Asst II - #214195

Job Area: Clerical/Administrative
Business Area: Individual Distribution
Location: IL - Downers Grove
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 11/15/2012
Close Date: 11/18/2012


-Under general supervision, deliver a full range of administrative services to staff members, sales staff, managers or officers in a department.
-Within established guidelines make independent decisions about planning, organizing and scheduling of own work.
-Requires ability to recognize if adjustments are needed from standard practices and procedures.
-Typically receive general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions for new assignments.


-Requires high school education or equivalent and 2-4 years of experience.
-Must be able to type 45-55 cwpm.
-Must have excellent grammar, spelling, word processing and basic math skills.
-Position requires tact, ability to maintain confidentiality and good interpersonal skills.
-Must have good knowledge of company and department policies and procedures and business vocabulary.
-Must be able to use intermediate word processing and spreadsheet software.
-Principal systems and process knowledge preferred.
-Insurance industry experience preferred.
-Experience supporting sales professionals by running illustration and processing new business preferred.

Background Check Requirements:

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Because of the nature of the duties of this position, a credit check is also required.

Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by The Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

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