Executive Assistant to the CIO - onsite Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

At Associated Bank we strive to create an inclusive culture where different perspectives are valued and recognized as strengths critical to our success. If you thrive in an environment where your growth and development are encouraged and supported, then Associated Bank may be the right place for you.

This executive assistant position is responsible for a variety of high-level project and administrative duties in support of the Chief Information Officer. Responsibilities are technical, complex, professional, and confidential in nature requiring a high degree of initiative and independence. The role requires an individual who is detail oriented, skilled in planning and organizing, has a sense of urgency and able to prioritize, ability to handle multiple projects and tasks, ability to problem solve and bring resolution while maintaining confidentiality.

This position is not eligible for remote work. Due to work requirements, candidates must be located within 30 miles of Milwaukee, WI.

We invite you to view the opportunity below.

As an Executive Assistant to the CIO, you will:

  • Assist the CIO in preparing for Executive Leadership Team meetings, O&T Team meetings, one on ones and other meetings.
  • Prepare and coordinate data/materials for business line presentations to ensure accuracy of data and timely distribution, including those to the Board of Directors and Risk Committee.
  • Manage the calendar of the CIO. Determine the urgency of requests and prioritize accordingly to complete tasks in a timely manner. Manage long-term view of calendars strategically by collaborating with key partners and understanding priorities.
  • Supports the Operations & Technology Leadership Team and other senior managers, as requested, including back-up support and assistance to other Executive Assistants.
  • Act independently to coordinate smaller complex projects from beginning to end, which would include breaking down the tasks, setting goals and timelines, assessing resources needed, identifying potential issues and maintaining a project plan to reach the end goal on time. Anticipate questions relating to project work and have background or logistical information available as needed.
  • Provide administrative and planning support, including but not limited to processing mail, receiving and screening phone calls, inbox management, event planning and tracking event attendees, scheduling conference rooms and meeting coordination, travel and accommodation arrangements, submitting expense reports, appointment scheduling, ensuring office equipment is properly maintained, assisting with new colleague set-up, invoice processing or other clerical/administrative projects.
  • Drive deadlines and deliverables while adapting to ambiguity and changing business needs, priorities, or expectations.
  • Exercise judgment and independent initiative; handle time-sensitive matters that require concise problem-solving and confidentiality.
  • Interact daily with executives, senior leaders and colleagues at all levels to collaborate, plan and prioritize work to accomplish CIO objectives.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities proactively and recommend solutions to promote operational efficiencies.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Business or Project Management. Required


  • 3-5 years - Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant, or similar role. Required.
  • 3-5 years - Advanced knowledge of MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, Teams and the ability to learn other programs. Required
  • 3-5 years - Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to handle concurrent tasks and constant interruptions. Required
  • 3-5 years - In a role that requires a high degree of flexibility with the ability to independently interpret polices and solve non-routine, complex issues under minimal supervision. Required

In addition to core traditional benefits, we take pride in offering benefits for every stage of life.

  • Retirement savings including both 401(k) and Pension plans.

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community.

  • Opportunities to connect with others through our diversity-focusedColleague Resource Groups.

  • Competitive salaries with professional development and advancement opportunities.

  • Bonus benefits including well-being programs and incentives, parental leave,anemployee stock purchase plan, military benefits and much more.

  • Personal banking, loan, investmentand insurance benefits.

Associated Bank serves more than 120 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota and we consider our colleagues critical to our continued success. See why our colleagues continually vote us a best place to work in the Midwest.Join our community onFacebook,LinkedInandX.

Compliance Statement

Associated Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where colleagues are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR.

Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated Bank's anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Associated Bank provides additional assistance to individuals with disabilities throughout the application & interview process. Please contactleavesandaccommodations@associatedbank.comif you need an accommodation at any time during the interview process.

Associated Banc-Corp is an Affirmative Action andEqual Opportunity Employer. Associated Banc-Corp participates in the E-Verify Program. E-Verify NoticeEnglish or Spanish. Know Your Right to WorkEnglishorSpanish.

Associated Bank isPay Transparencycompliant.

The employment policy of Associated Banc-Corp, and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Associated") provides equal opportunity to all persons. We support a diverse and inclusive work environment where colleagues are respected, treated fairly, and given equal opportunities to perform to their fullest potential. We believe it is only with a diverse and inclusive workplace that the organization can truly perform at its best, carry out its vision, and make a difference for the communities we serve.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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