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.
BJC HealthCare | Saint Louis, MO
Types and distributes memos, correspondence and reports and composes documents as needed. Coordinates and administers all office supplies and materials...
Regular Employment High School Diploma or GED Category: Support Services
Varian Medical Systems | Milpitas, CA
We currently have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant for out Milpitas facility. In this key role, the Administrative Assistant will provide support to the executive team within our Proton ...
Full Time Regular Employment
Advanced Resources LLC | Northbrook, IL
Our highly reputable client, located in the Northern Chicago suburbs, is seeking an...
Category: Office Support Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
WFA Staffing | Milwaukee, WI
South Milwaukee distribution company is looking for a part time administrative assistant. Hours are flexible, but typical 9am-3pm. Looking for someone analytical, high attention to detail, well versed...
ASAP Start Hours: 30
Garnet Hill | Exeter, NH
Check this great job opportunity, Administrative Assistant - Photo Studio in Exeter, NH. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
The MENTOR Network | Somerset, NJ
To provide administrative support to a department an/or manager, including answering telephones, handling correspondence and scheduling meetings, as well as project based work. This position will also...
Category: Office and Administrative Support Redwood Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
TD Bank | Cherry Hill, NJ
This position provides highly skilled, highly responsible, diversified, confidential, full secretarial and administrative support of an executive nature to a senior executive of a major Company divisi...
Coverall | Norcross, GA
The Administrative Assistant is accountable to the General Manager and Regional Administrative Manager for direction and fulfillment of all duties and responsibilities. The Regional Administrative Man...
BNY Mellon | New York, NY
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:...
High School Diploma Travel Required More than 5 years’ experience required
Ajilon | Vista, CA
Ajilon is partnering with a growing manufacturing company to fill their open Bilingual Administrative Assistant job in Vista, CA...
Sears | Miami, FL 33144
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant provides customary administrative support for all office procedures and assists with various tasks, routine and...
High School Diploma or GED Travel Required Six months experience
KeyBank | Maple Glen, PA
Within the Key Investment Services business, this individual is responsible for assisting the Key Investment Services Sales Force in achieving sales goals,...
Exempt Two years experience
U.S. Bank | Bloomington, MN
Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we...
High school diploma or equivalent Travel Required two years experience
Severn Trent Services | Orange Park, FL
The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing basic administrative support...
Rust-Oleum | Vernon Hills, IL
The primary result expected from the Administrative Assistant will be to provide administrative support to Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing...
Full Time Regular Employment
Ultimate | Newport Beach, CA
Ultimate Staffing has teamed up with real estate company in Newport Beach! We are looking for an experienced administrative assistant with strong communication skills. You will be responsible for supp...
Northrop Grumman | San Diego, CA
Experience working with Northrop Grumman (Concur) travel and iTrip systems. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce...
High School Diploma Travel Required 7 years experience
Kelly Services | Pittsburg, CA 94565
Answer phones - Handle paperwork - Scan, copy and file documents - May be trained to do some billingLocation:. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities...
8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday but flexible as long as employee can work 8 hours/dayPay Rate
Bank Of America | San Antonio, TX 78205
1st shift (United States of America). Thorough knowledge of a variety of software programs. Usually relieves management of administrative details;...
Staffing Now | Jacksonville, FL
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION Answer phone Greet clients Keep conference room schedule Order and serve food for in?office business meetings Make travel arrangements...