Executive Assistant


Office of the Attorney General
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Salary Range:
$53,550.00 - $78,000.00 Yearly
Apply By:
Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 11:59 pm
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Job Location:
1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Release Date:
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
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Find a rewarding career making a difference: Join the Office of the Attorney General!

The Office of the Attorney General has a wonderful opportunity for an experienced professional to serve as the Executive Assistant to senior leadership! The Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing high-level administrative, logistical and operational support to further the initiatives of the Office of the Attorney General. We have two positions available, both which enhance coordination and collaboration while advancing the Department of Law’s vision and values. If you are interested in learning more about the Office of the Attorney General and providing meaningful services to Colorado’s citizens, apply today!

This position is open only to residents of Colorado.


The Executive Assistant will provide executive level support to the Chief Deputy or the Associate Chief Deputy.  This includes serving as the initial point of contact regarding department-wide questions that arise, managing multiple complex calendars, organizing and tracking a large volume of information, and proactively managing the support needs of multiple executives. The Executive Assistant writes, reviews, and edits correspondence and other documents on behalf of leadership, ensuring accuracy and consistency and makes changes as necessary. The Executive Assistant must have outstanding proficiency with Microsoft Office suite in order to organize and track information and create documents for special projects or presentations.

The Executive Assistant to the Chief Deputy Attorney General manages the administrative operations of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) including supervising constituent services work, training, and mentoring the program assistants that respond to constituent inquiries and manage the reception desk for the office. Additional office management duties include creating, reviewing, and implementing office operation procedures, updating desk manuals and training materials, ordering office supplies, managing budget records and accountability for the unit, and travel coordination.

In addition to providing executive level support and calendaring, the Executive Assistant to the Associate Chief Deputy Attorney General provides support for special projects in the OAG, plans office events and activities for the Department, and leads a variety of department-wide programs. The position also supports the Department’s professional development and attorney recruiting activities on behalf of the Legal Talent Director. This includes coordinating Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs and managing the professional development and Department event calendars. The position also supports attorney recruiting and managing the talent pipeline by posting DOL attorney job opportunities on various job boards and assisting with recruiting and outreach efforts to law schools regarding DOL’s internship and fellowship programs.

Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

This recruitment may be used to fill other positions in the Department of Law.

Minimum Qualifications and Substitutions: Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated. 

Requires a minimum of four years of professional experience performing high-level administrative and/or office management work which MUST have included one year of experience providing executive/senior level support to attorneys, law enforcement managers, or equivalent


A combination of two years of professional experience performing high-level administrative and/or office management work including a minimum of one year of experience providing executive/senior level support to attorneys, law enforcement managers, or equivalent AND two years of full-time (30 semester hours per year) college course work from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, if you possess any of the following specifically include the details on your application, as this information will be used to assess your qualifications and may be used to determine a top group of applicants.

  • Experience providing administrative or office management support in a public service organization or government agency;
  • Experience managing a budget, including maintaining records, tracking budget, and reconciling expenses;
  • Experience working in a legal setting (e.g. legal office, court, etc.);
  • Experience creating, reviewing, and implementing office operation procedures to optimize workflow and streamline processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent written communications skills and professional oral communication skills
  • Interest and ability to learn about the work of the Office of the Attorney General
  • Demonstrated familiarity with state and other government programs
  • Strong technology skills and ability to learn new databases
  • Customer service focus
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service

Required Competencies:

  • Requires proficiency with MS Office Suite

Note: Candidates possessing a foreign degree must submit a translation (evaluation) of their degree from an accredited institution, such as The National Association of Credential Evaluations Services in order to be given credit for the degree.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.

View the full job announcement for more information and to apply.

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