Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Executive Secretary

Recruitment #191227-3594SE-001


The State of Connecticut Office of the Treasurer (OTT) is recruiting for an Executive Secretary to support high-level administrators in the Treasury.  This is a full time (40 hours per week, Monday - Friday) position centrally located in Hartford, CT.  Please be advised that this position is unclassified and not covered by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.

Incumbents in this class shall be appointed in accordance with Section 5-198(11) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.  Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Ronnell Young at or (860)702-3144. 

Selection Plan

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.  Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.   

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position.  

Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.


Acts as personal secretary and provides office management to the administrative head and/or to each undersecretary or deputy to such head of a department or institution as authorized by Section 5-198(11) of the Connecticut General Statutes.


Acts as confidential secretary to an executive; relieves superior of administrative details through interaction with the public and routine contacts with other state executives; complies and coordinates data for action by superior; takes and transcribes confidential correspondence from supervisor or at meetings and/or hearings; types a wide variety of correspondence, notes, memorandums, drafts, transcripts, charts and forms following proper format; prepares own letters or reports and advises superior of appropriate action taken on routine matters; schedules appointments and arranges meetings; acts as receptionist; maintains and checks records and files; performs special assignments, studies and routine administrative functions as specifically directed; screens incoming correspondence, refers to appropriate staff and follows up to insure timely response; may supervise a clerical staff assigning work and following up to insure completion; may transmit to or request information from agency staff for agency head; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of office administration and management; considerable knowledge of functions, procedures, programs and regulations of relevant organizational unit; considerable knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with supervisor, co-workers and general public; ability to work independently on administrative tasks and make decisions within framework of departmental policies; ability to follow complex instructions; ability to take accurate and complex dictation; supervisory ability.


• Effective proof-reader

• High level of accuracy and ability to pay attention to detail

• Experience with managing calendars of high-level administrators in Microsoft Outlook

• Proficient user of Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Microsoft 365, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.