Seattle Children's

Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO


The Senior System Executive Assistant is a key position in support of Seattle Children’s CEO, serving as the primary point of daily administrative support and coordination for the CEO. The Senior System Executive Assistant manages the CEO’s calendar, supports logistics, and coordinates meetings to ensure the CEO is able to dedicate time to critical leadership activities that advance the mission of Seattle Children’s. Supports the CEO in administrative responsibilities related to executive personnel management and other administrative management responsibilities. The position involves close interaction with executive leadership and also contributes to administrative support of the Seattle Children’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT), involving considerable discretion and initiative. This role joins the team of the Office of the CEO reporting to the System Administrative Manager, communicating with and coordinating closely with all members of that central team to advance CEO priorities, to support the rhythm of the business, and to advance system-level projects and activities. The role also liaises with other senior executive assistants and other key contacts in the hospital, research and foundation to ensure alignment and coordination across the system.

Note: Please provide a cover letter when applying.


Required Education/Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree.
– Minimum of five years experience in providing administrative support to executive leadership.

– Eight to ten years of experience as an executive assistant.
– Experience working in a large, complex organization.
– Experience working in a healthcare environment, in either a hospital or research setting.
– Experience with project management.
– Experience working with budgets.
– Experience taking and transcribing meeting minutes.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.