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.
University of Texas at Dallas | Richardson, TX
Directly support the Dean of Graduate Education by providing complex high-level administrative and project support to the Office of Graduate Education with a large volume of intricate work processes. ...
Full Time Regular Employment Department: Graduate Studies Dept
CVS | Las Vegas, NV
Dynamic individual needed to join a top 10 Fortune company to provide executive administrative support to the Director overseeing a large operation. Duties include coordinating travel, managing schedu...
Full Sail University | Winter Park, FL
Proven experience as an administrative assistant, virtual assistant or office admin assistant...
Category: Education / Training
Parsons | Aiken, SC
Ability to use personal protective equipment. Must pass respirator fit test and pulmonary function tests...
Thalman Enterprises, Ltd. dba K. Charles & Co. | Portland, OR
Pursuant to the Dodd‐Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has assumed responsibility for rulemaking and enforcement of the Fair Credi...
Roswell Park Cancer Institute | Buffalo, NY
Applicants must have an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of three years of full-time secretarial or related experience; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equival...
Full Time $45,159 annually. Includes a comprehensive benefits package. High School Diploma Required
KNF Neuberger Inc | Boston, MA
A top university in Boston, MA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team. In this contract-to-hire role, you will support the cooperative education and academic advising team in the ar...
Contract Employment undergraduiate degree required Category: Office Services
Latavco Consulting Group, LLC | The Woodlands, TX
LATAVCO Recruiting is seeking a qualified candidate for a temporary contract role in The Woodlands TX for one of our College clients. Resumes due: 04/18/2019 at noon. Start date as soon as Monday, 4/2...
Temporary,Contract Employment $16.50 on w2 per hour.
Corporate Hiring Solutions | Whitestone, AL
Large, well-known B2C company is looking to for a full time Administrative Assistant to support their executive management team in Whitestone, NY. Main responsibilities will include clerical duties, c...
Full Time Travel Employment
North Jersey Classifieds | Ridgefield Park, NJ
Busy air conditioning company seeking organized reliable individual to answer phones, general clerical, some data entry. Full time Hours 8-5. Fax 201-440-6981 or click now to apply!...
The MENTOR Network | Bridgeport, WV
For REM WV and The MENTOR Network, an Administrative Assistant is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day...
Category: Office and Administrative Support
MidMo Careers | Jefferson City, MO
FIRE DISTRICT SEEKS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT The Southern Boone County Fire Protection District is accepting applications for a part-time administrative assistant position working approximately 20 hou...
DAL Global Services | Saint Paul, MN
Check this great job opportunity, Security Employee Administrative Assistant (MSP) in Saint Paul, MN. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Wilmington News Journal | Woodstown, NJ
Provide support to office manager w/daily clerical tasks – bookkeeping, payroll, invoicing, filing and phones...
OfficeTeam | Miami, FL
And office support duties. There is a terrific Administrative Assistant opening in...
Fresenius Medical Care | Fresno, CA
Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Office products, spreadsheets, presentations, database programs...
Standard Employment High School Diploma Required
Pima Medical Institute | Colorado Springs, CO
Assist and advise student with Medical Administrative Assistant program curriculum. May assist and coordinate externships for Medical Administrative Assistant students...
Ultimate | Phoenix, AZ
Seeks a Bilingual (Spanish) Administrative Assistant…. This growing and reputable organization offers a convenient Central...
Texas Health Resources | Dallas, TX
TX 75247 Salary range is Min $22.50 – Max $33.96 – based on relevant experience Work… MAC Artist – 24hr – Macy’s Dallas Galleria- Dallas, TX – Dallas Jobs...
University of Memphis | MEMPHIS, TN
Performs general administrative work to include disbursement of incoming mail, composing correspondence for routine inquiries, preparing letters and packages for mailing; Monitors and maintains invent...
Full Time Travel Employment Category: Staff (Hourly/Monthly) Department: Educational Support Program