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Legal Administrative Assistant

Indianapolis, IN

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We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.


We are looking for a talented Legal Executive Assistant to join our team for our location in Indianapolis, IN.


In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Acts as an extension of senior management ensuring a positive customer experience while being the representative of senior management to others. Provides administrative support and performs numerous duties, including scheduling, writing correspondence, emailing, overseeing visitors, routing callers and answering questions and requests.
  • Anticipates to the needs of senior management and manages his/her schedules.
  • Arranges and coordinates travel arrangements including expense reports and visa/passport requirements.
  • Gathers, compiles, verifies and analyses information for management' use in documents such as memos, letters, reports, speeches, presentations and news releases.
  • Facilitates smooth communications between senior management and coworkers and between senior management and external parties such as media, customers, vendors and the public.
  • Maintains the security and confidentiality of management' records and files.
  • Monitors, reviews and approves standard expenditures to ensure the activities of the office are conducted within established budgets.
  • Reports required information on a regular basis as assigned (e.g. monthly).
  • Performs various tasks using independent judgement and discretion; e.g., preparing documents and presentation materials; screening and responding to incoming correspondence, inquiries, and phone calls; drafting letters and official information releases; arranging and attending meetings; taking and distributing minutes.
  • Act as formal resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Completes other activities for senior management upon request and/or as required.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.
  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
  • Significant work experience and in-depth knowledge obtained through specialized training and relevant experience.
  • Exceptional interpersonal customer service/relations skills, displaying a high degree of diplomacy, tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and handle critical and sensitive information.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills including attention to detail.
  • Focused, positive attitude, proactive.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and high proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Microsoft Office Excel by using shortcuts and formula functions for data to quickly and easily make tasks more productive.
  • Strive to meet and exceed expectations; intuitively understand stakeholder; anticipate needs and provide value.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and be flexible with last minute changes.
  • Possess a global mindset – global awareness/sensitivity to culture; understanding different cultural norms and expectations.
  • Be solution focused – take ownership of requests and work to tailor solutions to the member/situation and be timely in follow-up.
  • This is a Hybrid position requiring you to be in office 2-3 days a week: M - F, 8 AM - 5 PM (Flexible)
  • Pay based on experience level.


Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.


Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 14, 2023, 9:45:31 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible


This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Visit EEOC.gov to know your rights on workplace discrimination.

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