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.
TIAA | New York, NY
TIAA seeks an Administrative Assistant to join our team. Primary responsibilities are to support the business unit of Individual Advisory Services operational day to day duties. All tasks, responsibil...
High school diploma or GED required Travel Required
Republic Services | Salt Lake City, UT
An Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the manager(s) and others in the Company by supplying information to callers, maintaining files, organizing and keeping schedules and app...
High school diploma or G Associate Level, Experienced Contract Employee 2 years experience
AmTemps | Nashville, TN
APPLY ONLY IF YOU LIVE A COMMUTABLE DISTANCE FROM 37203 ****** APPLY ONLINE ONLY USING LINK BELOW ***West Nashville technology company seeks experienced Administrative Assistant for full-time position...
Full Time Experienced Permanent Employment, Direct Hire, Travel Required
Severn Trent Services | Cypress, TX
The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing basic administrative support...
Regular Full-Time High School Diploma or GED Travel Required 1 year experience
Pasadena Unified School District | Pasadena, CA
This listing closes on 10/12/2017 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $3,764.00 - $4,580.00 Monthly Department: Human Resources Phone: 626-396-3600 ext 88400
City of San Antonio | Alamo, TX
This listing closes on 9/30/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $16.14 Hourly Department: Development Services Phone: 210-207-8705
City of Layton | Wasatch, UT
This listing closes on 10/10/2017 at 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)...
Part Time $11.49 Hourly Department: Parks & Recreation Phone: (801) 336-3825
Houston Methodist | Katy, TX
The PCA II is an experienced Nursing Assistant who has demonstrated proficiency and competencies to fully function as a PCA in an acute care hospital setting. Works in partnership with licensed person...
Part Time Category: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst. Shift: 7a-7p
CVS | Woonsocket, RI
As Talent Acquisition, Advice & Counsel, and PBM HR. Performs. a variety of administrative duties for management dealing with confidential and...
Full Time GED Required
U.S. Bank | Charlotte, NC
Check this great job opportunity, Administrative Assistant-TOS Risk and Compliance in Charlotte, NC. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Helpmates Staffing Services | El Segundo, CA
We are recruiting for an HR Admin to assist our client who is in the retail business. This administrative assistant will support the training group. Must have advance Excel skills and be computer savv...
$14-15 per hour
United Recruiters | Wixom, MI
Our client, an international manufacturer of world-leading technical products for a variety of industries, is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for a direct-hire position. This successful ...
$30,000 - $35,000 per year
Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Nashville, TN
Check this great job opportunity, Sr Administrative Assistant in Nashville, TN. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
DRS Technologies | Washington, DC
Assists in planning and implementing conferences and special events; assists in making any necessary room rental, reservation or catering arrangements...
Central Coast College | Salinas, CA
I graduated from the Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) program in August 2015. I liked that the program was fast! Denise was helpful in finding me an externship -which turned into my job now! And...
Tutoring of Nashville | Clintondale, NY
In this role you will own and execute on the entire contract to close process for our buyers and team Realtors. This includes establishing contact and rapport with buyers (our clients) under contract ...
Part Time Contract Employment $15 - $20/hr
Paycom | Oklahoma City, OK
We are currently looking to add a full time Administrative Assistant to our operations team. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong organizational skills and telephone communication sk...
Full Time Category: General Business
Ultimate | Irvine, CA
Several positions located in the Laguna Beach and Irvine areas. Seeking full time Reception/Admin candidates to work on a temp to hire basis. Must have previous Receptionist/Admin background and be ab...
Full Time ASAP Start
GDKN | San Antonio, TX
The Administrative assistant is responsible for reviewing the daily helper needs provided by the operations and coordinate the daily staffing of helpers...
San Antonio, TX USA Pay Rate $13.68/Hour
Cintas | Madison, WI
Cintas is currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide timely and accurate clerical support in a fast-paced office environment. Position involves dealing with managers and other office...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Administration, General Office & Clerical Rental Shift: First