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.
Houston Methodist | Sugar Land, 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 Assistant e...
Full Time Regular Employment Category: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst. Department: Nursery-L&D Houston Methodist
City of Oakland | Oakland, CA
This listing closes on 3/10/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $6,013.71 - $7,384.20 Monthly Department: Office of the City Attorney Phone: (510) 238-3112
New York, NY
A major bank is looking for a new Administrative Assistant III to join their successful team!...
$19.27 /Hour Schedule: 8am - 5:30pm Phone: 4807583757 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Houston | Houston, TX
Valid Texas Driver License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2)...
Full Time $36,738.00 - $43,654.00 Annually Department: PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING Phone: (832) 393-6090
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...
Full Time Regular Employment High School Diploma or GED Category: Support Services
The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission | Rockville, MD
This listing closes on 2/28/2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $35,908.00 - $61,445.00 Annually Department: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PARKS Phone: 301-454-1411
State of North Carolina | Wake, NC
This listing closes on 2/20/2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $30,856.00 - $46,878.00 Annually Department: Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
State of South Carolina | Lexington, SC
This listing closes on 2/21/2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually Department: Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
LawCrossing | Houston, TX
JURISolutions is partnering with a corporate client to identify an experienced IP administrator and/or IP paralegal (who is comfortable with administrative duties) for a temporary role within the grea...
Temporary Employment Doctorate Associate Attorney Category: Legal
State of Colorado | Lakewood, CO
This listing closes on 2/22/2017 at 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $2,723.00 Monthly Department: Department of Revenue
CVS | Albany, NY
As an Administrative Assistant – Nursing, you will support the branch by assisting with assembling and maintaining patient clinical charts and track nursing visits with patients. In this critical role...
Full Time Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required. Category: Administrative, Customer Service
Ajilon | Milwaukee, WI
New Candidates ONLY! If you have spoken with a recruiter from our office in the past, please call our office to update with them!...
Contract Employment Category: Administration
Intertek | Oakland, CA
PSI, an Intertek company, has an immediate career opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in our Oakland office...
Wells Fargo | Salt Lake City, UT
The Lease Group acts as trustee to more than 6,800 accounts in transactions spanning more than 100 countries. The mission of the Wells Fargo Corporate Trust Lease Group is to be the highest-quality pr...
Northrop Grumman | Melbourne, FL
Minimum High School and 2 years addition education and/or experience. Basic proficiency with MS Office tool including Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel and Word...
High School Diploma Required
Marriott | Williamsburg, VA
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe...
Hilton | Arlington, VA
Doubletree by Hilton. What will it be like to work for Hilton? Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success...
McKesson | Durham, NC
McKesson Specialty Health. McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities...
Full Time Travel Required 4+ years administrative support experience
Advanced Resources LLC | Chicago, IL
Advanced Resources is currently in search for an Administrative Assistant. Our client is a premier faculty practice plan for the full-time faculty of a high profile teaching hospital. Comprised of mor...
Full Time Temporary Employment Category: Office Support
Ultimate | Portland, OR
Ultimate Staffing is part of the Roth Staffing family of Companies, which is one of the largest, privately held staffing companies in the country, with locations across the country. We are proud of be...