Remote Administrative Assistant (Work from Home)

Job Responsibilities : Remote Administrative Assistant (Work from Home)

Salary : 25.00-30.000/hr

Company : Pearson


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Administrative Assistant will support the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in School Assessments. This individual will have a variety of responsibilities such as managing calendars, setting up video conferences and webinars, supporting conferences, and creating presentations. It is essential the individual demonstrates exceptional leadership, an excellent sense of proactiveness and collaboration to effectively utilize all resources, agility, and professionalism. This is a global organization working in a fast-moving, energetic, and rapidly evolving environment striving to make a difference.

Location : Remote and/or Hybrid

Responsibilities :

As an Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality in sensitive matters, having excellent time management skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. Your strong organization, problem-solving and decision-making skills will add value in the fast-paced working environment. This individual will possess strong interpersonal skills in representing the CTO to the organization, peers, and outside company contacts and be a positive contributor to the leadership team.

Primary Responsibilities

Liaison for Assessment Technology Engineering leaders, having regular contact with all levels of global employees and outside organizations
Calendar management for CTO, including scheduling, mitigating conflicts, and setting up video conferencing and webinars.
Coordinate travel and expense reporting for the CTO.

Manage our main SharePoint site and maintain Leadership Meeting documents and presentations.
Manage meeting and event coordination and/or collaborate with the Meeting Planning Services Group to plan and execute large and small meetings (may include all logistics, agendas, document creation, catering, etc.)
Assist with onboarding and offboarding and maintain current and accurate written processes
Provide support in Contractor Management: Statement of Work, Purchase Orders, Vendor Management
Develops and maintains Learning Plans process for tracking and monitoring progress
A resource/navigator in accessing resources in Technology Helpdesk, HR, Finance, Facilities, etc.
Maintain organization chart
Other duties and projects as assigned

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Strong learning mindset and adaptability
Excellent organization skills with exceptional attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint)
Working knowledge of accounting systems: Coupa, Markview, Oracle and Concur Travel
High level of critical thinking, independent judgment, and sound decision making

Exceptional professionalism, integrity, and accountability to manage highly confidential information
Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
Must be able to operate with agility and respond to requests on tight deadlines
Exceptional interpersonal/partnership skills and ability to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Preferred Experience: Minimum 5-7 years of Administrative Assistant experience providing dedicated support to leaders in a highly matrixed organization
Required Experience: 2-3 years of Executive Assistant experience supporting Senior or C-Suite executives
Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $25.00-30.000/hr

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here here.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.


To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 9434


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