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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. An executive assistant may also take on the chief-of-staff function of controlling access to the executive.
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 Job Market
Secretaries and administrative assistants held just over 4 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Secretary and administrative assistant job opportunities are projected to increase by 492,900 by 2020.
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.
This provider of commercial real estate needs an assistant to: -Handle receptionist duties -provide administration and production support to sales and marketing team. -Organize Producers’ calendars and process expense reports. 1-2 years administrative experience 2 years college preferred...
Byrne & Jones Construction is an asphalt paving, concrete flatwork and formwork, stabilization and sports construction contractor specializing in commercial and industrial projects in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. We provide a wide range of services from construction of new parking facilities, to maintenance and repair of existing paved areas, to top-line athletic running tracks and tennis cour...
At BSI and BP2, we place our employees in temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire positions with some of the best companies in the Front Range including Denver and Boulder. In addition to providing great benefits such as retention bonuses, paid holidays, medical, dental, and vision coverage, we guide our employees and help them advance with continued training, education and resume development. We...
Seeking a skilled Administrative Assistant to assist with the daily operations of the Engineering & Transportation Division; Perform customer service and administrative duties including preparing and mailing all meeting notices and minutes for the Transportation Board and other committees; administer the Taxi Medallion Industry including organizing and attend semi-annual fleet inspections, maintai...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Haas Factory Outlet - A Division of Allendale Machinery Systems Inc. is a distributor for Haas Automation, the largest machine tool builder in the United States. HFO Allendale is defined not only by its machining centers but by its outstanding service and applications. Role Description Mature, dependable, easy-going individual who possesses the ability to perf...
An Administrative Assistant job is available through Accounting Principals in Albuquerque, NM! You must have at least one year experience with basic knowledge in accounts payable. If you desire an opportunity to put your skills to the test and gain new ones, then this is the perfect company to work for! Depending on experience, they will pay between $13.00 and $14.00 per hour! The Administrative A...
Company Confidential Reston, VA, 20190
We are currently seeking a Temp-to hire Administrative Assistant for Mortgage based company in Reston, VA Town Center. Schedule and arrange conference calls. Provide administrative support to staff. Electronic Filings Assist in processing membership applications. Assist in maintaining database of member contacts Set up applications as needed in the absence of the Membership Admin. Assist with kitc...
RL Staffing works with great Houston Metro area companies TEMP to HIRE Job Title : Administrative Assistant/Receptionist Description: 3-4 years’ experience supporting Top level Management, Executives, & VP’s Polished w/good presentation & comfort level when dealing with Top Level Exec’s, Incoming Traveler’s/Visitors Excellent Verbal & Communication skills are key Bi-lingual a Plus!!! Proficiency i...
Company Confidential Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A&M University Administrative Assistant IV Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and the Office of Academic Affairs invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant IV.This position is responsible for providing advanced administrative support to the Associate Provost & Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 7 years of...
Company Confidential Sterling Heights, MI, 48313
Company Description: We are a rapidly growing real estate investment and asset management firm, with pristine industry reputation and track record, investing in residential and commercial property, in regional markets across the United States. The company is vertically integrated with brokerage, leasing, acquisitions, and property management being internally managed. Our team is built with over 35...
Admin / Contract Compliance / Financial assistant. 40% / 30% / 30% Administrative Assistant Job Purpose: Provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies, and monitoring administrative projects. Monitoring Contract Compliance. Provide Financial Assistance. Administrative Assistant Job Duties: Maintains workflow by studying methods; implementing cost reducti...
Administrative Assistant Schumacher Elevator Company is seeking a reliable and competent individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant in our Service Department. The successful candidate will possess initiative, follow-through, strong customer service skills and excellent attention to detail. What you need for this position: Bachelor’s degree or two-year degree + minimum two years rel...
We are searching for an Administrative Assistant to support an executive in the family office of a prominent Dallas family. We have operating companies in oil & gas exploration, banking, residential home-building, property management & leasing, and real estate - with an emphasis on real estate development. Candidates must be detail oriented and extremely dependable, flexible in terms of daily resp...
Fantastic opportunity at a thriving Boston financial services firm! This is a highly visible, versatile role supporting the client service team with a wide range of administrative functions. Specific duties will include heavy calendar management and scheduling of interviews and appointments; answering and routing incoming telephone inquiries; creating and mailing correspondence; collecting and mai...
Admin Assistant Position The In-Store Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting as needed with regard to all administrative functions. Supporting In-Store Team with recruiting efforts, communication and report distribution. JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Tracks recruiting ads by ensuring supervisors submit ad tracking information within required timeframe • Generates computer-based repor...
A growing processing firm is seeking qualified candidates to assist in their growth. We are looking for legal administrative assistants who have entry level legal experience. Our client is of the nation's largest legal support services firms, this company provides service of process and related services to many of the country's most notable law firms, financial institutions, and insurance companie...
Looking for a sharp Administrative Assistant. Will be supporting up to 5 people in a professional office. Responsibilities: Travel arrangements (hotel, air, car) Calendar management Conference room set up/breakdown Gate keeper Writing memos and letters Open to other responsibilities as they arise Requirements Strong MS Office experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 2 years prior support role Find Us...
Company Profile: TAI Engineering is a Consulting Engineering firm providing a complete range of Engineering, Management, and Technical Services to Industry and Manufacturing. TAI has the know-how to serve a broad range of industries such as Power Generation, Food/Beverage Manufacturing, Chemical/Petrochemical manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical manufacturing, Telecom, and the Buildings/Facilities mar...
. SUMMARY Provides administrative support to department and assist Office Manager. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project based work. Must project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction. Regularly performs duties of a highly confidential nature. Analyzes and organizes office operations and procedures, such as typing, bookkeeping, flow of corresponde...
Job Title: Executive Administrative Assistant Job Reference #:12376-7 Location: Denver, CO Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract-Temp-Perm Description: Performs general office tasks including opening and sorting mail, faxing, operating multiple phone lines, office and supply maintenance, filing, general correspondence, meeting coordination, spreadsheet development and upkeep, generation of...
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Administrative Career Tools
$20,800.00 - $50,000.00
Typical Salary for Administrative Assistant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Provides organizational, administrative and secretarial support to employees and management.
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Ensures operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Coordinates arrangements for meetings such as room reservations and set up and catering.
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