Browse available Administrative Assistant Jobs. An administrative assistant works in proving single-point administration and management functions to streamline logistics in an institution. Any business has multiple points of both internal and external management logistics which require organization and relaying of information including further streamlining of procedures. An administrative assistant groups, manages, directs and re-directs these details for smooth output and simplified production of the product or service. This job is a core part of administration and comes with multiple responsibilities both on a hierarchical and logistical level.
This specific job sector is a part and parcel of any organization where there is a chain structure of functions. An administrative assistant relays orders from higher authorities to lower ones or even from one department to another. Job description is institution or organization-specific. Administrative assistants for schools have a different job profile as compared to one in a law firm or even one in a health-care related institution. One of the most important aspects to an administrative assistant job is that it requires a comprehensive knowledge on the industry sector. Administration and in-house management is something that is common to each work sector. Thus, this job is not industry-specific. But it requires industry-specific knowledge.
This job position being common to almost all institutional sectors has a common growth chart with forecasts ranging around 12% over the years. It is for a fact that almost every multi-point functioning organization or firm has an individual employed in this position in a general manner without the proper designation. This is one of the primary reasons there are no official accurate statistics to administrative assistants positions. However, recent years of highly positive industrial growth have made this job a professional hierarchy. Specialization in this profile is something that is being given more and more impetus. A preference is being given to individuals who have been associated with specific industry sectors in the past in whatever way or capacity.
From a general point of view, a broad list of duties and responsibilities would include:
There are a few other additional industry or sector-specific tasks which an administrative assistant is expected to fulfill other than the ones mentioned above. Among the more important ones are:
Other explicit pre-requisites to this position may include among the mentionable ones:
A high school diploma is a start while a Bachelors’ degree can add up as a bonus. Having above average efficiency with basic and certain other computer software applications is a must for any administrative assistant. In case of specific industries, it is important to have a prior experience in it. Precise organizational and management aptitude is important to carry-out the tasks related to this job.
Average median salary for this job or position is around $40,000 per annum. Experience, know-how and skills can take the salary to around $55,000 with newbies earning above a minimum $30,000. Legal assistants are among the best paid in this field with experienced administrative assistants of other larger service and production-related firms getting the best packages.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Sioux Falls, SD
Medical Administrative Assistant (Administrative Officer of the Day) Serves as facility telephone operator when the main switchboard is not open...
Full Time Permanent Employment $40,684-$52,893 per year Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Clark College | Vancouver, WA
Clark College is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant 2 position in the Office of Instruction. This position provides administrative support for the faculty tenure process...
Full Time Permanent Employment $2,485.00 Monthly High School Diploma Required Phone: 360-992-2105
UT Southwestern Medical Center | Dallas, TX
High school graduation or GED and three (3) years related secretarial/administrative experience. Testing may be required...
Full Time Regular Employment GED Required Category: Administrative / Clerical Support Department: OB Gyn Chairman's Ofc
Health Care Recruiters | New York, NY
Microsoft Office/Suite proficient (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)...
Full Time $60,000-$75,000 / yr Undergraduate Degree
Houston Methodist | Houston, TX
The Unit Administrative Assistant performs key functions that support the multidisciplinary team in delivering high quality, cost-effective care. As a receptionist, the Unit Administrative Assistnat e...
Category: Administrative/Clerical Shift: DAY Hours: Varies
Charles Schwab | Lone Tree, CO
Conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day...
Full Time Category: Administrative/Clerical Schedule: Any Shift
Catholic Health Initiatives | Houston, TX
Check this great job opportunity, Administrative Assistant I - PartTime Weekends in Houston, TX. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Wells Fargo | West Covina, CA
Performs a variety of administrative tasks to support one or more senior managers. Duties include: using word processing to compose complex and/or confidential correspondence; balancing general ledger...
Correct Care Solutions | Scottsdale, AZ
Our Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing assigned administrative duties including answering phones, serving clients at the lobby window,...
Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent Associate Level (2) years experience
Concerned Care Hospice | New Orleans, LA
Liaise with executive and senior administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers...
Northrop Grumman | Oxnard, CA
Ability to perform under limited supervision, with limited instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments...
Ajilon | San Francisco, CA 94104
If you answered yes, we have the job for you. Bilingual Spanish Administrative Assistant Job in San Francisco, CA...
one year experience
MultiCare Health System | Tacoma, WA
This Administrative Assistant will be responsible for partnering with the Surgical, Orthopedic, Neuroscience, and Women's Services Careline Directors. Must be able to work independently and provide di...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Not Applicable Department: Admin Carelines Shift: Day Schedule: Day
County of San Mateo | San Mateo, CA
This listing closes on 7/6/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Part Time $29.02 - $36.28 Hourly Department: First 5 San Mateo County Phone: (650) 363-4343
Yuba Community College District | Elizabethtown, PA
The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative duties for the English Department faculty and supervise student employees...
Part Time High School Diploma Required Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-2:30PM (academic year)
City of Rapid City | Rapid City, SD
This listing closes on 6/30/2017 at 4:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $19.07 Hourly Phone: 605-394-4136
Ultimate | Lake Oswego, OR
This rapidly growing financial planning company is seeking an articulate and detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to join their group of high-functioning professionals. In this support position, y...
Full Time Contract Employment $17.00-$20.00 per/hour (DOE)
GUTTMACHER | New York, NY
The Receptionist and Administrative Assistant serves as support to the Senior Administration Manager. In this role, the Receptionist and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for: answering tel...
Full Time Regular,Exempt Employment
Compass Group | Boca Raton, FL
Is a Compass One Company that provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Crothall serves many of the Top 100 Hospitals amon...
Part Time Department: Crothall
Johns Hopkins Health System | Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employe...