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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.

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Administrative Assistant/Secretary Growing Home Builder is looking to immediately fill the position of Administrative Assistant/Secretary who will be responsible for the day to day running of the front desk. -Answering 2 line Phone System -Ordering Office Supplies & Kitchen Supplies -Process Incoming and Outgoing Mail -Maintaining Files as needed -Assist with verification of Contract Documents -As...
DescriptionBartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for a Full Time Administrative Assistant with strong organizational & leadership skills for its location in Northbrook, IL. Responsibilities: Phone duties including customer service support Outbound sales calls Scheduling appointments Processing paperwork accurately Administration of customer database Administrative and office support to Loca...
Our client, a global leader in healthcare, is seeking an Administrative Services Assistant to join their team! In this role, you will be providing primary phone and administrative support to the staff as well as greeting office visitors, coordinating domestic and international travel, and providing ongoing facilities support. The ideal candidate for this role has at least two years of administrati...
#41HH – QA Administrative Assistant for International Logistics Company in Irvine, CA Title: QA Administrative Assistant Status: Long-term TEMP Location: Irvine, CA Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Salary: $12-14/hr Job Description: Assist in managing the ISO9001 program procedures, forms, etc. Act asLead Auditor for ISO program internal audits Handle Customer Required Order Audits for outg...
Job Title: German/Spanish Executive Administrative Assistant Job Number: 13462 Location: Greenville, SC Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract-Long term with full time hours Please speak with Sherry Jordan for more information Description: This is an executive administrative support position that will be reporting to a VP . Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree required 5-7 years experience re...
In this exciting Administrative Assistant role for Facilities, you will be part of the growth of Riverside Community Care. Provide administrative support to the Director of Facilities and Office Manager, and assist with communications to our 72 state-wide locations. In this very busy and multi-tasking environment, use your organizational, math, data entry and spreadsheet/database management skills...
JAM Promotions, Inc. is now hiring for a self-motivated, energetic individual to fill our entry level administrative assistant position! We are one of the leading full service promotional event marketing firms in the area and we specialize in marketing for a variety of clients through targeted retail campaigns. We have recently expanded our firm and our client portfolio and we are looking for the...
A large manufacturing company is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their corporate office. Please apply today! Job Description: - Answer phones - Handle all incoming/outgoing mail - Coding of corporate invoices - Scanning/filing electronically - Process checks - Administrative support to the CEO if needed - Cash management back-up - Generate documents in Word (must be proficient) - D...
Administrative Assistant - North Bergen - Part time Our client, located in the North Bergen area, is seeking a Part Time professional Administrative Assistant. This position is long term temporary, 20 hours a week with the flexibly to work 30 hours. Great company Requirements: Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2+ years of relevant administrative experience required Exceptional communication s...
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Sears Commercial Sales, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a complete appliance resource designed specifically to meet the many special needs of today.s commercial customer. We offer unparalleled start-to-finish and beyond support to help assure our customer.s success. From local professional sales assistance to our National Order Management Center, w...
Position Summary The Administrative Assistant will assist the Operations Manager by providing office support to ensure that the parking operation is in compliance with company record-keeping policies and responsive to the needs of its customers. Essential Duties Provide receptionist services, greet and assist visitors, answer phone and direct calls. Provide administrative office support in order t...
JOB TITLE: Executive Administrative Assistant DEPARTMENT: Channel and Employee Loyalty REPORTS TO: Vertical Lead LOCATION: Torrance, CA OVERVIEW: Aimia has been around for a long time, but is always changing and pushing new limits. Aimia Inc. ("Aimia") is a global leader in loyalty management. Employing more than 4,000 people in over 20 countries worldwide, Aimia offers clients, partners and membe...
Immediate contract opportunity for Administrative Assistant with Direct Government Client in New York, NY. Trigyn's Direct Government Client has an immediate need for 2 Administrative Assistants work onsite in New York, NY NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY RESIDENTS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY Scheduled hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, may vary 10am-6pm(on certain days) • Proficient in Micr...
Administrative Assistant Location: Bedford, MA Job Type: Full-time Compensation: Commensurate with skills Job Description: We have an immediate opening for a sharp front desk Administrative Assistant. This dynamic company offers a professional office, friendly staff and opportunity to grow. Ideal candidate will have 1+ years experience in a front desk role, strong communication skills and be proac...
Adecco Staffing Agency places the right people in the right jobs! Adecco is recruiting for Administrative Assistant postions. Responsibilities for Administrative Assistant include but are not limited to the following: Operate telephones to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, and scheduling appointments. Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature or...
Professional orthodontic office seeking detail oriented, motivated, upbeat Patient Coordinator with excellent people skills. Full Time Monday - Thursday. OUR MISSION: To create beautiful smiles for our patients in a professional, fun and upbeat environment. We strive to be the best part of our patient’s day! QUALIFICATIONS WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Preference given to applicants with a  Business Admini...
*This position is entry level and part time. Only candidates living in the Cherry Hill area please apply. Who We Are: Signature is a Cherry Hill, NJ based, competitive, rapidly expanding marketing and sales firm. We have laid out an aggressive expansion plan to expand into new markets in 2014 and need career-minded, competitive, team-oriented people to add to the team. What We Do: We pride ourselv...
Permasteelisa North America is a vertically integrated organization which engineers, manufactures and installs architectural envelopes and custom interior systems. The Company is the North American subsidiary of Permasteelisa S.p.A., headquartered in Vittorio Veneto, Italy. The Company’s Interiors Division is specialized in custom design/engineered, complex interior systems for high end commercial...
Charlotte School of Law (CSL) seeks applications for an experienced Senior Administrative Assistant. Under the general direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services and the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, the Senior Administrative Assistant provides administrative and analytical support in a variety of ways, including special projects, budgets, correspondence, and maintenance of calen...
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