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Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Maryville, MO, US, 64141

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.


Job Summary

Reports to VP Cloud Engineering.  Acting on own initiative, performs advanced administrative support for executive level manager.  Utilizes a thorough knowledge of the business and/or organization.   Assignments generally involve work of a confidential nature and require extensive knowledge of department, business unit and company practices, policies, programs and product lines.

Job Description

  • Performs professional administrative support directly for the VP Cloud Engineering of a multi – billion-dollar organization, in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Schedules, guides and manages the key engagements of the VP
  • Handles highly confidential details for sensitive and critical matters 
  • Drafts, proofs, and prepares correspondence on behalf of executive
  • Arranges internal and external meetings to include all meeting preparations, such as tracking responses to meeting requests, preparing and distributing meeting materials, arranging all technology including web and video conferencing, liaison with outside parties to manage appointments and meetings outside the office
  • Assists in the preparation of agendas, presentations, and correspondence for leadership meetings, board meetings, and other activities as needed
  • Provides friendly and professional office atmosphere, handling in-person, telephone and written communications, and resolves routine and non-routine inquiries
  • Responsible for complex and detailed travel arrangements for executive and other team members including on-site and off-site meeting venues, and any other travel needs
  • Professional daily contact with C-suite executives and their administrative staff
  • Accurately and efficiently conducts normal administrative tasks such as processing expense reports, invoice processing, supply orders, meal arrangements, office files, etc. and uses general office equipment


  • Associate's degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience working with or supporting a senior executive, or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to succeed in a demanding, fast-paced environment, maintaining a strong sense of urgency
  • Effective organizational skills with focus on confidentiality, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate and proactively resolve potential issues; demonstrating sound judgement / decision-making
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, resourcefulness and maintains composure in high pressure situations
  • Experience working for a global company; coordinating between various time zones
  • Able to provide support to a widely dispersed team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with Zoom, SKYPE and other collaborative meeting forums
  • Experience with other electronic and web-based systems (such as SAP and Concur) to process invoices, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Schedule flexibility to work outside of routine hours
  • Availability for occasional travel to offsite meetings


Associates or Equivalent

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Maryville

Requisition #: 210279

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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