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 | 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 Assistant e...
Part Time Regular Employment High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Category: Administrative/Clerical
City of Yuma | Yuma, AZ
Under close supervision, performs a variety of routine administrative support and customer service duties...
Full Time $13.84 - $19.38 Hourly GED Required Department: Human Resources Phone: 928-373-5125
Run regular daily, weekly and monthly department reports...
Full Time Regular Employment US$13 - US$14 per year Entry Level Industry: Staffing/Employment, Consulting
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
Digital Media Communications | Aspen, CO
Accelerate your career with Colorado Mountain Express! We have full-time, year-round and seasonal opportunities for a Fleet Maintenance Technician. A job with us means so many great incentives, includ...
Full Time Seasonal Employment ASAP Start
Northrop Grumman | Baltimore, MD
High School diploma or GED and 6 years of administrative experience (or AA or BA/BS degree and 4 years of experience)...
Raytheon | El Segundo, CA
Experience in an interpersonal/customer service environment, with the ability to work effectively with internal teams and external customers and suppliers, at all levels of the organization, while dem...
High School diploma or equivalent
Starpoint Solutions | New York, NY
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests and performing clerical functions...
Fresenius Medical Care | New York, NY
5 to 8 years of directly related experience without a degree, 2 years directly related experience with a degree...
City of Houston | Walker, TX
This listing closes on 2/28/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $20.63 - $22.12 Hourly Department: Finance Phone: (832) 393-6090
State of South Carolina | Richland, SC
This listing closes on 2/27/2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually Department: Department of Motor Vehicles Phone: (803) 896-5300
City of San Antonio | Anton, TX
This listing closes on 2/28/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $16.15 Hourly Department: Aviation Phone: 210-207-8705
HMSHost | Atlanta, GA
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of clerical and administrative tasks to support the staff members of the department and/or location and performing all other r...
Full Time Exempt,Standard Employment Hourly
Batton Technical | Sterling Heights, MI
Knowledge with Travel Itinerary (Scheduling over nights & airline flights) Knowledge with Workers Comp. Claims (Experience not required)...
Travel Employment $60000 - $90000 Per Year Category: Administrative/Clerical
Wells Fargo | Charlotte, NC
Provide administrative support to the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Banking & Capital Markets Division. Responsibilities include: answering telephones, preparing expense reports, ...
Travel Employment Hours: 40
Advanced Resources LLC | Chicago, IL
Our highly reputable client located in the NorthShore area is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team!...
Category: Healthcare Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
KNF Neuberger Inc | Cambridge, MA
A global research and advisory firm located in Cambridge is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to join their dynamic team. As the Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, you will support ...
Direct Hire Employment Category: Office Services
GDKN | Marinette, WI
Displays a high level of professionalism and confidentiality...
Marinette, WI USA Pay Rate $13.00/Hour
Minnesota City Jobs | Washington, DC
This listing closes on 3/7/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Department: Not Applicable
TD Bank | Cherry Hill, NJ
The Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative, clerical support and general office functions as required by attorneys and staff. May handle the more complex administra...