IT Administrative Assistant in Chicago, IL at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Seeking an IT Administrative Assistant … Join Our Corporate Team at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants!

 Get your foot in the door with a high-performing, growing IT team! Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is seeking an IT Administrative Assistant to provide support to the IT team and our restaurants. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) screening calls and receiving/routing mail; coordinating/scheduling projects; independently preparing business correspondence, routine reports and memos; ordering and storing supplies; researching, analyzing and summarizing data; and compiling and maintaining extensive records.

If you are a highly-organized person who enjoys taking initiative – and you’re looking for a job that allows you to grow with a high-performing team -- then this may be the opportunity you’re looking for! Please apply today! EOE. E-Verify.

 NOTE: This position requires up to 50% local Chicago travel. The IT Administrative Assistant will commute to multiple locations in the city/suburban Chicago area and must have flexible schedule to include occasional weekend on-call availability for special projects as needed.

  • 3 years of office experience including proficiency in MS Office suite (Word & Excel)
  • Skilled in verbal & written communication with strong knowledge of English grammar/punctuation
  • Ability to use personal initiative and work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Ability to type at least 50 wpm with accuracy
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Ability to commute using employee-provided vehicle to multiple locations in a timely manner, frequently transporting, lifting & loading equipment up to 50 lbs (NOTE: Approximately 50% travel to Chicago city/suburban locations and some out-of-state.)
Some college-level course work in business administration or computer science is preferred. 

  • Competitive pay
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical/dental insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Vision plan
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax transit benefit (where applicable)
  • Training, development & advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off including holiday, vacation, sick days, parental leave
  • And more

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.We Participate in E-Verify. Job SummaryProvide administrative and general clerical support for the IT department; provide information and assistance to our corporate office and restaurants. Essential Functions
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, statistical charts, and correspondence including business letters and memos
  • Screen calls, receive/route mail, and respond to requests for information on procedures, systems, and precedents relating to assigned responsibilities
  • Research, analyze and summarize data
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurants (which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces) as well as the IT and corporate offices
 Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Compile and maintain complex and extensive records and prepare routine reports
  • Maintain accurate, detailed logs and records and research discrepancies 
  • Recommend improvements in work flow, procedures, and use of equipment and forms 
  • Prepare agendas and minutes of meetings 
  • Prepare departmental invoices
  • Schedule and organize projects
  • Organize and maintain data storage
  • Order and store supplies and assist with asset inventory
  • Process purchasing orders and maintain purchasing log 
  • Maintain calendar for IT leadership and coordinate department celebrations
  • Ability to effectively work both within a team structure and independently, using personal initiative  
  • Maintain open availability including occasional evenings/weekends and the ability to commute between Chicago city/suburban locations in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment including MS Word and Excel
  • Perform special projects and assignments as requested
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and act as a team player
  • Other duties assigned as needed