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.
State of South Carolina | Charleston, SC
This listing closes on 8/23/2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually High School Diploma Required Department: Department of Mental Health-MHC Charleston-Dorchester
City of San Antonio | Commerce, TX
This listing closes on 8/22/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time $15.23 Hourly Department: Department of Human Services Phone: 210-207-8705
Big Bend Community College | Moses Lake, WA
This listing closes on 8/29/2017 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $2,525.00 - $3,276.00 Monthly Department: Instruction Phone: 509-793-2008
Blue Shark Solutions Inc | Colorado Springs, CO
Review endorsements, audits or cancellations as directed by underwriter(s) or manager;...
Full Time Department: Administration Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Wells Fargo | Richmond, VA
Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and...
Part Time Hours: 20
MAU Workforce Solutions | Augusta, GA
Start your new career as an Administrative Assistant with MAU at Electrolux in Augusta, GA. MAU at Electrolux Operations Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the Planning and Operati...
Contract Employment Category: Administrative & Clerical
G4S | Pulaski, VA
Responsible for the overall management of human resources aspects of the area/branch office, to include applicant flow, the hiring/termination process, personnel records, background investigations, gr...
Full Time Category: Security/Protective Services
Planet Pharma | Houston, TX
Where appropriate supporting Travel of Team Members (Senior Manager level and above) Supporting Expenses for Team Members (Associate Director and above)...
U.S. Bank | Cincinnati, OH
Check this great job opportunity, Administrative Assistant to Site Director (Cincinnati) in Cincinnati, OH. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
R1 RCM | Chicago, IL
Set your sights on a role making a real difference in the healthcare system. We’re looking for a self-motivated Executive Administrative Assistant to join our team and support the Chief Commercial Off...
Ginas Tech Jobs | Novi, MI
Provide administrative, secretarial and translation support. Also support/coordinate a variety of programs/activities/translation for the Department assigned...
STS Aerostaff Services | East Aurora, NY
Providing support to the relocation program by processing relocation invoices and serving as back up to the relocation coordinator...
BIDMC(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) | Needham, MA
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) is a licensed 58–bed acute care hospital offering the same care as our direct affiliate Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in your commun...
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Leavenworth, KS
The Medical Administration Assistant is located in the Health Administration Service (HAS), of the Business Service Line. The Medical Administration Assistant has the responsibility to represent the H...
Full Time $40,871-$53,137 per year Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Phone: (913)682-2000x52596
City of Lauderhill | Lauder Hill, FL
This listing closes on 8/14/2017 at 2:39 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $20.06 - $29.07 Hourly Department: Administration Phone: 954-730-3021
University of Texas at Austin | Austin, TX
Answer department main line, e-mail inquiries, and walk-ins in a professional, courteous, and informative manner, and oversee a variety of clerical tasks. Assist Building Manager in overseeing key che...
Part Time Standard,Regular,Travel Employment GED Required Hours: 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Providence Health & Services | Spokane, WA
(Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide c...
Full Time Category: Administrative Support (Clinical) Shift: Day
General Dynamics Mission Systems | Bloomington, MN
High School Diploma or the equivalent is required. In addition, Related Vocational Training plus a minimum of 5 years administrative or business experience, or a minimum 8 years of administrative or b...
Full Time Bachelor's Degree Required Category: Administrative Support
Tutoring of Nashville | Dallas, TX
Art Restorations, Inc., a fine art and antiques conservation company, has an open position for our Administrative department, a full time administrative assistant position is available immediately...
Full Time ASAP Start Hourly rate - 13/hr
GDKN | Harrisburg, PA
General office duties may include word processing, data entry, auditing documents, answering phones, distributing mail, maintaining calendars, making travel arrangements, reserving conference rooms, c...
Travel Employment HARRISBURG, PA USA Pay Rate $12.46/Hour