Admin Assistant Jobs

Administrative Assistant Job Overview

Secretary and administrative assistant jobs require consummate office-productivity skills, a knack for organization, a way with people and flexibility under pressure.

Administrative assistant work typically includes a variety of clerical and organizational tasks, including answering phones; scheduling appointments and meetings; booking travel; photocopying and filing; expense accounting; and creating and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Executive administrative assistant employment is based on the same kinds of skills performed by staff-level admins, but for a smaller group of very demanding employees, mainly high-level executives.

Administrative Assistant Education

For office administration jobs, experience is typically more important than formal education or training. But most employers require a high school diploma, and many prefer a college degree. Executive administrative assistant job openings may be more likely to require or prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree.

Administrative assistants almost universally must demonstrate proficiency with office-productivity software, typically Microsoft Office.

Administrative Assistant Salaries

The median admin salary was $31,870 in 2011, according to the BLS. Median salaries for executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants were $45,580.


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About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and techni...
Artech Information Systems Stamford, CT
Company: Artech Information Systems Job Title: HR Admin Assistant Job ID: 14-41156 Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 6 Months Job Description: Largest part of role is to provide transactional HR support for multiple clients including but not limited to: Onboarding/Offboarding (Heavy data entry, must have oracle experience) Interface with Senior HR leaders & local HR team, local site leaders...
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, II or ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST City of Moorpark - F/T $21.14-$34.65 p/hr; an online City of Moorpark employment application must be received (no paper applications); See "Job Opportunities" link on web-site for details: VCS358663 Posting provided by:...
Accounting Principals is working on a Receptionist/Admin Assistant Job in Minneapolis, MN with a mid-sized financial services company. If you thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to balance multiple priorities and drive towards results, this is a great opportunity to join a company that continues to grow! Responsibilities for the Receptionist/Admin Assistant Job in Minneapolis: •Gener...
Growing and busy professional office located near Beltway & Clay Road is seeking 2 experienced Executive Administrative Assistants to handle multiple tasks including: corporate correspondence, employment postings, all workers compensation claims, maintaining corporate manuals and documentation, managing email & calendars, and provide support to the company President or Vice President. Qualified ca...
Greek Capital Management, a Bethesda-based financial firm is seeking a part-time (approx. 15-20 hrs. per week) Admin/Assistant to perform a variety of key support functions: ·Accounts Receivable. ·Expense Tracking. ·Financial and Profitability Tracking. ·Technology Administration. We’re looking for someone who is highly trustworthy, very detail-oriented and would enjoy playing a support role ...
HR Admin Assistantneeded for acontractopportunity with Yoh's client located in Greenwood, IN. Top Skills You Should Possess: - Human Resources Background. What You'll Be Doing: - Filing, organizing and other HR administrative tasks. - Experience handling confidential and sensitive employee information - Strong organizational skills - Strong attention to detail What You Need to Bring to the...
SUMMARY: Provide general office support along with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. Answer and route incoming calls, distribute mail, and provide clerical support. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Essential Functions Stays current on staff whereabouts Maintains sign-in/sign-out procedures and issues visitor badges Professionally answers and routes incoming calls Greets and di...
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings....
Job Description: This Jr. Admin Assistant Position Features: Room for Growth Great Pay to $37K Terrific opportunity for a Junior Administrative Assistant to join stable, growing company in Hayward. Ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a professional corporate environment, professional demeanor, strong computer skills, excellent attention to detail and follow-through. Dutie...
Great opportunity to begin a real career in administration in our Marketing Services Department. Grom Associates Inc. has been in business for more than 30 years and is expanding! We are seeking positive, outgoing, tenacious, energetic and hard-working people to join our team and are willing to invest in training the right individuals for success. Recent college graduates encouraged to apply. D...
Position: Assistant job available to support top residential real estate agent in real estate team in Newton Center, Ma. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, detailed oriented, computer savy, and has the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Overview: The main function of this job is to support the top listing and selling Broker of a top producing team. This includes administrative and...
Pharmaceutical Company in Skillman, NJ looking for Administrative Assistant with Safety Data Sheet experience Contract for a year plus with extensions Primary Duties/Responsibilities: • Create and track purchase orders and sourcing contracts • Update documents upon requests • Assist customers for SDS requests • Maintain website up to date • Approve and prepare Design for Environment • Othe...
Summary of Responsibilities: Maintain communication and documentation within the audit department. Assist and provide administrative support to audit team members in the preparation and completion of their engagements. Administrative duties include but are not limited to: Updating documentation for engagement preparation, maintaining details of department records, and coordinating communication b...
Our client is a family oriented, manufacturing company located on the west side in need of a Receptionist who will also assist with administrative and accounting duties. PART TIME TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY ONLY Job duties include Answering phones, greeting visitors Sorting mail Preparation of bank deposits Vouch, enter into system and file invoices Assist with processing check runs Weekl...
JOB TITLE: Brokerage Operations and Marketing Assistant DATE: Revised November 3, 2014 DEPARTMENT: Brokerage REPORTS TO: Mary Armstrong, President, Ackerberg Properties, Inc. WHO WE ARE: A pretty awesome full service real estate company located in Uptown, Minneapolis. We do it all – development, management, construction and leasing. Word has gotten out about our style of business (quality ove...
Key Responsibilities: Sales and Marketing Support: • Work with Power Generation Coordinators and Sales team to prepare and assemble submittals o Retrieve and assemble prints o Insert and assemble quote and product information o Prepare packages and arrange for timely delivery Accounting Support: • Review and match invoices and receipts and submit to accounting • Review Shop P-card purchase...
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO, 80208
This position provides executive-level administrative support to the Vice President for Administration and to the Associate Vice President for Administration as well as leadership and oversight of daily administrative operations. Duties and responsibilities include coordinating high-level executive meetings, managing complex calendars, executing special projects and events, public relations, and c...
Aon Corporation Atlanta, GA, 30301
Job Description About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global res...
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Mexico City, Maryland
With more than 330 managed locations in more than 20 countries Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected and balanced. Working at Courtyard, you'll ensure guests have a smooth, productive stay that meets their personal and business needs. Find Your World™ at Courtyard by Marriott. Job Summary Enter and retrieve information contained in computer databa...

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Administrative Assistant


$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
High School
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