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
Employee will manage the front-desk area and will be assigned administrative duties in support of the Student Transition Initiatives...
Full Time Regular Employment Department: Student Transition Programs
Wells Fargo | Newport Beach, CA
Performs moderately complex to complex administrative tasks for a manager, department, and/or business unit. Duties include: compiling information and preparing moderately complex reports using approp...
Trusted Nurse Staffing | Buffalo, NY
Staffing LLC, specializes in the placement of Nursing and Therapy professionals. We provide a broad…...
Administrative Assistant – Trusted Nurse Staffing
OERLIKON | Westbury, NY
Reporting to the VP of Global Materials R&D, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for document control of new product specifications as well as product specification change processes that ...
Thalman Enterprises, Ltd. dba K. Charles & Co. | West Des Moines, IA
Great work schedule - 4 1/2 day work week year round. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and until 1:00 p.m. on Friday...
Providence Health & Services | Seattle, WA
Providence is calling an Administrative Assistant (0.3 FTE - 12 hours per week, Day Shift...
Part Time Category: Administrative (Clinical) Shift: Day
Fresenius Medical Care | Roswell, NM
Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Office products, spreadsheets, presentations, database programs...
Standard Employment High School Diploma Required
RR Donnelley | Phoenix, AZ
We are seeking a dynamic professional to join a team of administrative assistants located in our Phoenix, Arizona service center. As an Administrative Assistant you will provide real-time assistance t...
Full Time Regular Employment
UPS | Louisville, KY
The Plant Engineering Senior Admin Asst. must respond to department inquiries (including communication with external customers), assisting with the development and administration of various department...
Louisville Outerloop Bldg 5
American Paper & Twine Co. | Burns, TN
Display hospitality by welcoming and greeting visitors, in person or on the telephone; Maintain and update continuously, by local knowledge and by local means,...
High school diploma or equivalent required or High School Diploma is required Temporary Employment
Perform receptionist and clerical duties. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Administrative Assistant / Front Desk. This job assumes responsibility for all secretarial...
Full Time High School diploma or equivalent or High School Diploma 5 years relevant experience
D H Metch | Avondale, AZ
Answers and transfers incoming telephone calls. Only submit your cover letter due to large numbers of calls, The HR department will get back to you...
Full Time High School or GED Travel Required 2-4 years experience
Gomez and Sullivan Engineers | Allenstown, NH
Assist with answering phones, transferring calls, and relaying messages. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the biological or physical sciences or a bachelor’s...
Full Time Bachelor's Degree Travel Required Regular Employee Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety
Asplundh Construction, LLC - 103 | Wayne, MI
Should have completed or be willing to complete the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Course, CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification, and Decision...
High School Diploma Travel Required ...cross-functional teams work well-independently as well as be a contr
Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc | La Palma, CA
Valid Driver’s License. Also, as a federal contractor, SARA must abide by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and maintains a drug-free workplace regardless of...
Part Time High School Diploma or equivalent Travel Required flexible work hours
Jazz Pharma | Harrisonville, NJ
Greet R&D visitors; Calendar management, domestic and international travel coordination, expense management, catering management including supporting setup and...
Senior executive Travel Required, Work from Home three years experience
Canadian Embassy | Accokeek, MD
Knowledge of general administrative principles, including but not limited to electronic filing, organizational procedures, generally accepted meeting, email and...
Bachelor's Degree two years experience 5 hours per week
MDLIVE Inc | Forest View, IL
Act as the Office Manager and Receptionist for the Chicago office including ordering office supplies receiving calls and mail on behalf of team liaising with...
Bachelors or better Permanent Employment, Temporary Employment, Travel Required
Flying Food Group, Inc. | Doral, FL
Must have Organizational skills and ability to multitask. Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all office paperwork as assigned by the Admin ...
Working with the Controller to manage the day to day operations Work Flexible hours
MYR Group Inc. | Croydon, UT
This position will support our field crews and project managers spread across multiple states. High Country Line Construction, a subsidiary of the MYR Group, is...