DuPont Administrative Assistant in St. Joseph, Illinois

Administrative Assistant (Job Number: 196301W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™, has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our St. Joseph, IL corn production plant!

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!

The successful candidate will work in a professional environment, providing administrative support to our team. The position requires an organized, self-motivated, flexible team player that is willing to learn new software programs. The assistant is expected to make independent decisions using good judgment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously under time constraints.

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the daily officeroutine

  • Managing non-routine inquiries

  • Travel planning and expensereporting

  • Document and presentationpreparation

  • Calendar management

  • Billing

  • Assist with capital projectcreation, spending monitoring and closure.

  • Maintaining of databases andfiles

  • Maintaining personnel and timedata information

  • Website maintenance


The following are required:

  • A High School Diploma with 3+years of experience in an administrative or related role OR a recentgraduate with an Associate’s Degree or higher

  • Demonstrated proficiency withMicrosoft Office software, including Excel.

  • Ability to quickly learn newsoftware programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to producehigh quality work with a focus on accuracy of content and form; strongattention to detail.

  • Strong organizational andfollow-up skills.

  • Demonstrated excellentcommunication skills, both oral and written.

  • Demonstrated stronginterpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to developeffective working relationships with a diverse variety of individuals,both internal and external, and at all levels of an organization.

  • Ability to use discretion whendealing with confidential information.

Thefollowing are preferred:

  • SAP system experience

  • An Associate’s Degree or higher

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-Illinois-St. Joseph

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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