Senior Administrative Assistant – Minnetonka, MN, Telecommute Considered

UnitedHealth Group
October 10, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support business leaders in scheduling, coordinating, and managing meetings: 
    • Create / maintain calendars / coordinate meetings avoiding scheduling conflicts
    • Schedule, coordinate, and/or set up resources and technology (e.g., conference rooms; food; WebEx; Telepresence) needed for meetings / events (e.g., training)
    • Host, coordinate, and/or facilitate meetings / external events as needed (e.g., introduce speakers; manage PowerPoint deck; ensure time schedules are adhered to; assist with technology; take notes)
    • Organize meeting logistics to ensure meeting participants (e.g., external customers; executives) have appropriate access to facilities and systems (e.g., issue security badges; request building access; internet access)
  • Support business leaders with travel and expense management:
    • Make travel arrangements (e.g., airline; hotel; ground transportation, office space assignment) 
    • Enters travel expenses into the concur system 
    • Submits purchase orders and vendor invoices into relevant systems (e.g., AARIBA) to 
  • Facilitates and oversee office operations:  
    • Collaboration with facilities directors, security, IT, and other partners to ensure office locations are efficiently and effectively operating for in-office staff
    • Coordinates and maintains department records (e.g., organization charts, office space seating, distribution lists)  
    • Keeps inventory of office supplies and place orders for replenishment as needed 
    • May occasionally performs general clerical duties (e.g., photocopying, faxing, mail distribution and filing)
    • Oversees internal office communications (e.g., department calendar, new hire announcements, facility issues) for internal team members to take appropriate action as needed
    • Participates on the emergency response team
  • Functions independently as the Business Segment Liaison for all department staff:
    • Assisting with new hire onboarding
    • Ensures employees / contractors receive access and guidance with office operations 
    • Support in-office and telecommute staff with new technology needs
    • Submits technology purchase orders and accepts deliveries
  • Establish and manage relationships with both internal and external office partners
    • Greet and direct internal and or external partners to appropriate locations 
    • Provide coverage for internal team members as needed

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or GED 
  • 3+ years of administrative support (or equivalent) supporting a multi-disciplinary team of 50 or more employees, both office-based and telecommute roles
  • Experience supporting multiple business leaders, VP level or higher Experience managing multiple priorities with attention to detail
  • Background as a Business Segment Liaison or similar type experience
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree 
  • 5+ years administrative support (or equivalent) supporting a multi-disciplinary team of 50 or more employees, both office-based and telecommute roles
  • Experience working within the marketing industry
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive working in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast moving and deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professionalism and a positive service attitude
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job keywords: Senior Administrative Assistance, administrative support, Business Segment Liaison, Minnetonka, MN

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