• IT Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description

    Administrative Operations and Communications – Information Technology



    We are seeking a high performing, self-motivated IT Administrative Assistant to support our Information Technology Team.  In this role, you will deliver a high level of service and support across the IT Leadership Team while exercising judgment, diplomacy and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.  You will professionally engage globally with all levels of Cree employees, vendors and important stakeholders. You will also own and lead our IT communications, education and branding efforts. 


    What you will do:

    This position provides full administrative support of the Information Technology Team.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    Administrative Operations:

    • Managing schedule and time prioritization, often balancing competing priorities
    • Interface with all levels of staff, management, customers, consultants and other service partners
    • Coordinating all aspects of onsite and offsite meetings, including communications, logistics, catering, hospitability and supporting technology
    • Efficiently execute all administrative tasks including, but not limited to; document preparation, employee correspondence, expense reporting, documentation compliance, record maintenance, filing and copying
    • Identify and implement ongoing operational process improvements
    • Domestic and international travel coordination

    IT Communications:

    • Assist in the preparation of IT marketing presentations and content packaging
    • Coordinate research, design and project delivery to improve the Cree IT Intranet site
    • Communicate actively with key stakeholders to understand their needs and involve them in planning and problem solving (including all IT departments, HR, Finance and Legal, as well as other executives and administrative staff as necessary)
    • Provide technical writing expertise to simplify concepts for our stakeholder communication efforts

    What you need:

    • Extensive experience supporting senior level technical teams (IT preferred)
    • Poise, professionalism, exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong business acumen
    • Extensive experience creating, editing and maintaining sensitive documents and presentations
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly experienced with Office applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Impeccable integrity and judgment with a demonstrated ability to balance relationship building with maintaining confidences, earning respect and trust.  
    • Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple interruptions and adjusting priorities
    • Strong leadership skills to coordinate and facilitate activities with colleagues
    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with diplomacy
    • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and manage details in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to grasp complex tasks and carry out directions independently
    • Flexible and adaptable with a good, personable yet professional sense of humor
    • High level of comfort with social software and other web-based technologies
    • Project management and leadership skills to coordinate activities with colleagues


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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