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.
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
CVS | Allentown, PA
As a Billing Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for the identification, monitoring, and actuate distribution of correspondence to various departments...
Full Time Verifiable High School Diploma or GED required. Category: Billing & Collections, Corporate, Omnicare
Supplemental Health Care | Tampa, FL
Supplemental Health Care is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support for a healthcare company in Tampa, Florida...
Administrative Support NON-CLINICAL Phone: 1.866.990.8880
Select Advantage | Palatine, IL
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY - Leasing/ Administrative Assistant – UP To $21/hour. • provide administrative support to the property manager...
Direct Hire,Permanent Employment ASAP Start
Fresenius Medical Care | Chesapeake, VA
Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Office products, spreadsheets, presentations, database programs...
Standard Employment High School Diploma Required
Advanced Resources LLC | Chicago, IL
Advanced Resources is currently hiring a contract to hire Administrative Assistant I for our client, located in downtown Chicago. This is an exciting opportunity with a very prestigious hospital. If y...
Contract Employment Category: Office Support
Charles Schwab | Lone Tree, CO
Are you an experienced administrative assistant looking for your next opportunity with a stable company? Does keeping four leaders organized and focused on the top priorities sound like your kind of c...
Full Time Category: Administrative/Clerical
Providence Health & Services | Tarzana, CA
Providence is calling a full time, day shift Administrative Assistant to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA...
Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)
U.S. Bank | Concord, CA
Check this great job opportunity, Administrative Assistant (Concord - Diamond Boulevard - 40 hours) in Concord, CA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Waste Management | Gypsum, CO
Check this great job opportunity, Part-time Operations Specialist (Administrative Assistant) in Gypsum, CO. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Wells Fargo | Boston, MA
This position supports the New England Division, consisting of Mid-Corporate and Middle Market Commercial Banking groups, as well as two newer satellite offices in Manchester, NH and Providence, RI. T...
Charter Communications | Cincinnati, OH 45208
May answer telephones, screen calls and forwards messages. Updates work for personnel in the field. Answers routine correspondence and routes mail to appropriate persons. Makes appointments, travel ar...
Nonexempt, Travel Required 2 to 4 years experience
Uber | Orlando, FL
Drive with Uber and get paid weekly in fares by helping our community of riders get around town. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash on your schedule. The more you drive, the more you can...
SunTrust Bank | Fairfax, VA
Performs general clerical and general office duties involving typing, record and file maintenance, mail distribution, answering telephones, writing memos, etc. as directed. Interacts with internal and...
Full Time Senior executive 5 years experience
Sutter Health | Modesto, CA
Uses discretion and judgment when screening visitors and telephone calls. Greets and assists guests and employees as needed. Secretarial skills including business writing and telephone. Typing skills ...
High school graduate Associate Level (2) years experience
Premise Health | Mc Kinney, TX
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get,...
Dick's Sporting Goods | Strongsville, OH
Participate in budget development and program planning (i.e. Click HERE to review our Rewards & Benefits Information. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of a growing Fort...
Associate Level 1-2 years experience
JPMorgan Chase | New York, NY
Overview: The Alternative Investments Group (“AIG”) identifies, performs due diligence on, and markets alternative investments such as private equity, hedge...
Bachelor’s Degree required Travel Required 1-2 years experience
Ajilon | Oak Brook, IL
Do you pay special attention to detail? Are you able to successfully juggle multiple tasks at once? Then you may be a great fit for our Administrative...
1 year of Administrative experience required
Metropolitan Airports Commission | Minneapolis, MN
This listing closes on 4/28/2017 at 3:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
$21.35 - $29.47 Hourly Phone: 612-726-8100