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Sr. Administrative Assistant - Risk

Administrative Support
Enterprise Services
054600 Requisition #

Did you know that Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion? With local management teams at the helm in 11 western states, Zions is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. At Zions, we haven’t forgotten who keeps us in business, meaning we’re committed to the success of our customers, and our employees. Here, the possibilities are endless – come for a job, stay for a career.


Zions Bancorporation is now accepting resumes for our Sr. Administrative Assistant - Risk position reporting to our Chief Operational Risk Officer located in Salt Lake City, UT. This position plays a critical role in supporting several teams within the Enterprise Risk Management division. Enterprise Risk Management assists senior management in identifying, assessing, and monitoring key risks and related controls. Working in Enterprise Risk Management is a unique opportunity that provides exposure to a broad scope of Zions Bancorporation including its affiliates and operations




  • Provide administrative support to the Chief Operational Risk Officer and two other senior leaders in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Support the activities of the Operational Risk Committee including scheduling, tracking assignments, capturing meeting minutes, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with the Operational Risk Management team as well as other teams in Enterprise Risk Management to provide critical support and monitoring functions
  • Complete projects and special assignments to assist with the mission and objectives of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Monitor and assist with departmental governance and compliance activities including audits, policy maintenance, initiative tracking, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned




  • Requires a Bachelors degree in a related field 
  • 2+ years related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience may meet qualification 
  • Experience supporting senior leaders, and large, complex teams and initiatives; preferably in banking or risk management highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of various bank/government regulations and requirements.
  • Advanced analysis and problem resolution skills.
  • Must be organized and self motivated.
  • Solid customer relations and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with managers.
  • Ability to learn basic functions of department specific systems, processes and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication preferred.
  • Adept at diplomacy and exercising discretion and confidentiality preferred.
  • Ability to work with a broad and diverse set of stakeholders and team members including senior management and board members preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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