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Senior Administrative Assistant - Construction

Main Office (MOS)



Are you an administrative professional looking for a dynamic and growing organization that will both challenge and reward you? Join our team at Sun Communities and embark on an exciting new opportunity! We are looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Senior Vice President of Construction Services (SVP) by performing advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties.


  1. Perform general administrative functions such as answering phones, typing, copying, faxing, filing, and other duties as assigned.
  2. Manage calendar for SVP.  Schedule appointments, meetings, and conference calls with both internal and external parties as directed or independently; prepare meeting agendas, notices, minutes and reports as needed.
  3. Arrange complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries and compile documents for travel-related meetings with minimal direction; compile expense reports for approval.
  4. Screen incoming calls and correspondence; research, resolve and follow-up on issues and concerns in an appropriate and confidential manner.
  5. Compose and prepare a wide range of general, confidential and complex letters, memos and reports; ensure proper sentence structure and grammar.
  6. Review, code, and submit invoices for approval and payment.
  7. Open and route incoming mail; locate and attach related documents requiring personal attention of the SVP.
  8. Prepare, print, or export various spreadsheets, reports and statements as requested.
  9. Ensure office equipment is in operating condition and adequate levels of office supplies.
  10. Assist the SVP with preparing resident and community communications such as flyers and notices as requested.
  11. Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years administrative experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience supporting upper management leaders
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and multitasking skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Advanced computer proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, email, internet, and the ability to provide data entry in a timely and efficient manner


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  79408

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Secretary, Construction, Administrative Assistant, Data Entry, Administrative, Engineering

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