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Executive Assistant, K-Postsecondary Programs

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Executive Assistant to plan, implement, direct, and maintain the assigned department by providing a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative and project implementation support; analyzing requests and providing recommendations for action; and communicating information to staff, other organizations, public agencies, and governing bodies. This position supports the Executive Director, Learning, Teaching & Leadership Development, and provides support for other Agency leaders. 

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens
  • Associate's degree in job related area and executive level administrative experience, or a High School Diploma/GED and progressively responsible job-related experience
  • Professional experience with the efficient management of multiple projects in a busy office environment
  • Experience with meeting and event organization
  • Writing, proofreading, and editing job-related experience
  • Experience inputting, manipulating, and analyzing data in a spreadsheet and/or database
  • Professional experience with budget preparation and tracking experience
  • Website, PowerPoint, and/or Desktop Publishing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with other departments, organizations, community members, and others with whom we are in a transformational relationship

Applicants are required to include the following attachments within the online application in order to be considered:

  • Cover Letter: Clearly reflect how you meet the minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable).
  • Resume: Provide complete chronological resume including all work history along with dates of employment (month and year) and job responsibilities,  education, and certifications.
    • Please note that salary placements for selected candidates will be based on related experience detailed in the resume provided via the application process.
    • Additional Documents: In some cases, additional documents may be required and will be specified in the job opening announcement/advertisement.

Location: Renton, Washington  
Hiring Salary Range: $66,548 - $87,316 (Salary Band G)
Full Salary Range: $66,548 - $96,381 (Salary Band G)
Department: Learning, Teaching & Family Support

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications and relevant experience. New hires at Puget Sound ESD start employment on or around the 1st and 15th of each month. For awareness and planning purposes, linked here are the dates through August, 2025.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision through the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card, free parking, and electric car charging stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit a complete application by best consideration date of Sunday, June 16, 2024.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in PSESD - School Jobs and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.
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