Service Corporation International (SCI) Corporate - Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant’s primary focus will be to provide assistance to the management team with an emphasis on the Director level and secondarily the Manager level. This will include general day-to-day support as well as assisting with special projects, research, and resolving problems. In a broader sense, this position will support the entire staff. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for managing such things as supplies and office equipment on behalf of the general team. This position will also schedule staff meetings and other team functions.


60% Management Administrative Support

  • Organizes and maintains departmental files.

  • Assists with research and analysis of budget, time and attendance or other information regarding the team.

  • Serves as department contact and resource for clients.

  • Produces a variety of complex documents, reports or proposals for the department.

  • Coordinates meeting, event and travel planning.

  • All duties of Level I Administrative Assistant.

40% Staff Administrative Support

  • Maintains office and kitchenette supplies as well as fax machines, copiers and network printers positioned for general use within the team

  • Provides back-up support to specific administrative positions within the team as assigned by the management team.

  • Participates on Shared Responsibility Teams to achieve broader organizational goals and improve the cost effectiveness of the team as needed.

Requirements & Qualifications


  • High school degree or GED equivalent


  • Two (2) years of business experience as an administrative assistant and/or secretary

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • General bookkeeping and strong organizational skills

  • Professional demeanor both over the phone and in person

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to take initiative to ensure deadlines are met

  • Ability to seek guidance with needed, but also is able to work independently

  • Ability to provide guidance and advice to fellow associates, may help train temporary or student workers

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong focus on customer service

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.54922

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Administration and Clerical

Type Full-Time