Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont? has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our team at our Mankato, MN research station. We are seeking a seasoned professional who can assist our team in a multitude of activities and administrative operations in this critical support role. Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont? offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more! You will work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment where organization, resourcefulness and flexibility are of the utmost importance. The ability to think proactively and adapt to changing priorities is critical. You will support a diverse group amongst researchers, breeders, and operations professionals.Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Receptionist and customer support dutiesAttend and participate in departmental meetings – May organize, provide input, take minutes, and distribute information.Hard copy and electronic filing and management of filing systemsPrepare correspondences, spreadsheets, and presentations ensuring accuracyCoordinate and schedule travel and meeting arrangements as well as Maintain and update calendars for supervisor or departments.Code, verify, and process expense reports and invoices for supervisor and other staffRespond to employee inquiries about department or company programs, practices and proceduresPlay a critical role in temporary labor staffing during peak seasons with our contract employment agency partnerParticipate in critical problem solving and decision making activities May assist in the preparation and maintenance of the department budget and related program expensesMay lead the work of other employees in accomplishing administrative responsibilities, including assigning work, providing instructions, and providing input about employee performanceMay execute functions related to payroll procedures, new hire, position management and time data entryMay support managers in the pay administration process by collecting and entering employee pay recommendations onto spreadsheetsOccasional overtime as needed during peak seasons (Spring & Fall)Qualifications:The following are required: High School Diploma or GEDAt least one to two years of on-the-job administrative, customer service, event planning, receptionist or related work experienceWorking knowledge of various computer software and application toolsDemonstrated customer service skillsDemonstrated problem-solving and analytical skillsStrong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain effective relationshipsDemonstrated computer proficiency including use of spreadsheets or database systemsAbility to maintain and protect confidential informationAbility to work occasional overtime as needed during peak seasonal periodsThe following are preferred: Associates or Bachelors' DegreeProven track record of successfully supporting multiple key stakeholdersAgriculture background and/or understanding of agriculture operationsWe are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience? is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont?. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.At Corteva Agriscience?, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.Apply for this job.