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 | Charlotte, NC
In this Sr. Administrative Assistant role the individual will have the opportunity to provide ongoing administrative and business support to the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer ...
Bachelor’s Degree Entry Level Intern, Travel Required 5+ years experience
TIAA | Portland, ME
TIAA-CREF 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, respon...
college degree preferred or High school diploma required Travel Required 3- 5 years related experience required
Severn Trent Services | Katy, TX
The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for performing basic administrative support...
Regular Part-Time High School Diploma or GED Travel Required 1 year 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
Lockheed Martin | Littleton, CO
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors...
Kelly Services | Fort Myers, FL 33913
Review driver freight bills for Statewide Transport drivers and independent haulers on a daily basis for completeness and accuracy. Strong math skills to insure accuracy of calculations of payments. A...
Experienced (2) years experience
DaVita | Sauget, IL
Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. In this support role you will ensure the timely and accurate completion of change requisitions, treatment logs, patient charts, invoic...
Kelly Services | Franklin, TN 37067
And state tax due dates by maintaining, tracking, and updating a due date database. Assembles, submits for signature, and certified mails corporate income tax returns. Clean Driving record. Makes and ...
High School diploma required 6 years experience
Staffmark | Fresno, TX
Provides clerical, production and miscellaneous support to various functional groups; Clerical office work in support of various functional areas such as; Time keeping/payroll, data entry, organizatio...
High School Diploma/GED Clerical office work in support of various functional areas such as
Ajilon | San Leandro, CA
Answering and screening phone calls to direct to the appropriate staff member. Bachelor’s degree is a plus*. You will be responsible for scheduling meetings, assisting with event-planning, and assisti...
1-3 years experience
MGM Grand | Las Vegas, NV
Communicate with and greet employees, vendors and visitors and answer phones. Update Outlook calendars, schedule meetings and coordinate conference calls as needed. At least 2 years of clerical or adm...
High school diploma or equivalent Regular Employee 2 years experience Work varied shifts
Kelly Services | Houston, TX 77049
Performs general administrative duties including typing, copying, and filing correspondences, memos, letters, etc. May also order office supplies, maintain records management systems, and schedule mee...
High School Diploma 5-7 Years experience
Bank Of America | Torrance, CA 90503
Performs diverse, advanced and confidential administrative support functions including composing, signing and releasing routine but somewhat complex correspondence. Requires strong administrators supp...
Kelly Services | Tampa, FL 33602
Receptionist - answering incoming phone calls forwarding calls, greeting visitors, taking messages as needed- Basic office/administrative support utilizing MS Office - Word, Excel and OutlookThis is a...
Part Time High School Diploma Temporary Employment 1-3 years experience
Pfizer Inc. | Washington, DC 20004
Review daily calendars, ensure relevant materials for meetings and conference calls are available and printed for team members. Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care prov...
Bachelor’s Degree preferred Senior executive Travel Required 7 years experience
Kelly Services | Orlando, FL 32837
Answering phones, data entry, filing and other duties as assigned. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Pr...
Temp To Perm
UnitedHealthcare | Minnetonka, MN 55345
Answering the telephone, typing / word processing of documents, maintaining calendars and setting up meetings, making travel arrangements, copying, faxing, greeting visitors, setting up files, trackin...
High school diploma or equivalent Travel Required 3-5 years experience
Leidos | Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. Candidate must h...
3 years experience
The CSI Companies | Orlando, FL 32805
Screens telephone calls and visitors (Customers/Partners), and resolves inquiries and requests. Uses software tools to compile data into presentation format. Prepare and present correspondence, presen...
Associate Level, Experienced Temporary Employment, Travel Required 3+ years experience ...(3-4 months) 40 hours per week in Orlando
ARAMARK -Education | New Egypt, NJ 08533
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran...
High school diploma required