DuPont Administrative Coordinator in Johnston, Iowa

Administrative Coordinator (Job Number: 197010W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ is seeking a fully seasoned professional to join our team as an Administrative Coordinator at our corporate seeds headquarters in Johnston, IA. This position will support a diverse group of individuals and their teams; Sr. Research Managers, Sr. Scientist and a Director. Our group is a team of dynamic personalities who are quick-witted, easy-going team players. We are looking for someone who is patient and has the tenacity to problem solve and find solutions, and is always willing to learn. If this resonates for you, then this is the perfect opportunity for you and we encourage you to apply online today!

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

As an Administrative Coordinator on this team, you will use your experience and skills to perform complex administrative duties with minimal supervision. You will work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment where organization, resourcefulness and flexibility are of the utmost importance. The ability to think proactively and adapt to changing priorities is critical. You will support a diverse group amongst several U.S. and International locations.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains and prioritizes calendar invitations and meeting requests for an assigned staff. Assists with arrangements of cost-effective domestic and international travel for assigned staff by researching and booking appropriate modes of transportation for business trips, tracks travel approval process

  • Attends and participates in departmental meetings. May organize, provide input, take minutes and distribute information.

  • Proofreads for content and typographical errors and supplies correct spelling, punctuation and grammar as needed.

  • Establishes and maintains files, reports, and other hard copy or computerized information related to departmental operations. Information may be highly confidential.

  • Coordinates and schedules travel and meeting arrangements.

  • Responds to employee inquiries about department or company programs, practices and procedures.

  • Codes, verifies and processes expense reports and invoices for supervisor and other staff.

  • Serves as a key contact for HR processes, which may include position management, new hires, I-9, payroll or time entry coordination.


The following are required:

  • Associate's degree in Business Administration, Communications or equivalent and 2-3 years of related admin/professional experience, OR HS Diploma and at least 4-6 years of experience

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate across the organization

  • Meeting planning/coordinating experience

  • Calendaring experience

  • Experience with budgets and expense reports

  • Experience with coordinating travel and travel management systems

  • Ability to manage confidential information

The following are preferred:

  • Knowledge of the Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ organization, including its vision, structure and business operations

  • Excellent computer skills including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • SAP & Workday experience

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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