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Administrative Assistant Overview

Administrative Assistants work in almost every sector of the economy, including schools, government and private corporations, but there are certain tasks common to almost all Administrative Assistants:
  • Answer phones
  • Open and distribute mail
  • Schedule meetings and appointments
  • Update department calendars
  • Operate office machinery such as fax and copy machines
  • Draft routine memos

In larger organizations, Administrative Assistants may work for a specific department like engineering, human resources or marketing. They may also work in specialized fields such as law or medicine and will be asked to perform tasks specific to that field. A Legal Assistant may be asked to conduct research on legal precedents, and a Medical Assistant needs to be familiar with medical terminology and billing procedures.

In smaller organizations, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the regular maintenance of office equipment and scheduling repairs when needed. They are also responsible for maintaining an adequate stock of basic office supplies and often have the authority to negotiate with the vendor.

Additionally, Administrative Assistants prepare presentations, operate videoconferencing equipment and make travel arrangements.

Education Requirements

The minimum requirement for this position is a high school diploma, but additional course work in business or computer skills or an associate's degree can help get the job. For specialized positions such as legal or medical, familiarity with the vocabulary of the field and certification through a recognized organization makes a candidate more marketable.

Job Market for Administrative Assistants

Overall employment of Administrative Assistants in coming years is expected to grow 12 percent, which is the average for all occupations.

Employment of medical secretaries and assistants is projected to grow 36 percent in the same time period, which is much faster than average for all occupations.

The employment of Legal Administrative Assistants is expected to decline 3 percent during that time.

Similar positions that a person might want to consider include Academic Administrative Support, Administrative Assistant Security or Administrative Support Customer Service.

Salary Range for Administrative Assistants

Nationally, the annual median salary for an Administrative Assistant is $39,000 with a salary range from $32,000 to $54,000.

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Job Description: Reputable Investment Firm in Beverly Hills is seeking an Administrative Executive Assistant Great company in Beverly Hills is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant to support the CEO of this organization. Duties will be: Heavy travel arrangements. Travel will be domestic and international. EA selected will be responsible for maintaining the CEO's calendar, heavy email ...
Job Purpose: The Administrative Assistant will support various clinic departments in managing the flow of information to fulfill requests for medical records, complete insurance paperwork, verify information for daily schedules, and billing of provider services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Insure all releases received from other agencies and/or filled out by patients are compliant wit...
We are currently seeking resumes for a 6+ month Contract opportunity with a government client of ours located in Silver Spring, MD. All candidates that MEET ALL the required skills are encouraged to apply. Description: The Administrative Assistant will support an office by performing secretarial/administrative services such as: scheduling meetings; maintaining files, preparing travel orders and ...
Administrative Assistant for Operations Division Position will support VP and his team. An Assistant that I can delegate both routine and project oriented assignments Qualifications: Mission Driven, High Work Rate, Self-Confidence, Self-Motivation, Dynamic, Results Oriented, Ability to Always Use Good Judgment, Personable, Ability to Work With a Team of Strong Personalities A motivated colleg...
Serve as a member of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County support staff team that provides clerical/administrative support to the overall association and educators as needed. Responsibilities include serving as the office receptionist to receive visitors/customers and answering phone calls; basic word processing; supporting educators and volunteers as needed; maintaining enrollment and...
Administrative Assistant Job Description: Specific administrative tasks will include greeting visitors, calendaring and coordinating resources and materials required for key meetings, presentations, and trainings. Key Responsibilities: Preparing documents, letters, memorandums, reports, and briefings Developing Excel spreadsheets Preparing training materials for reproduction Preparing contr...
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. Must be proficient using windows based applications Great keyboarding and mousing skills Proficient in MS Word and functional/ c...
Serve as a member of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County support staff team that provides clerical/administrative support to the overall association and in particular agriculture/consumer horticulture program educators. Responsibilities include word processing, desktop publishing creating, editing, formatting and producing newsletters, brochures, reports, correspondence, office forms...
Job Description: Immediate need for an Administrative Assistant Responsibilities: This individual will answer phones, input data into software, produce the work ticket for the field, and retrieve information from field production personnel to input into computer programs. Batch accounts payable invoices to send to the Corp office. Assist sales. Handle all other clerical duties for the office (m...
If you have a background as a Paralegal combined with the experience of drafting vendor contracts within the Clinical Industry, learn more about how you can be a part of a Medical Imaging team that offers complete solutions for clinical trials that require the acquisition, collection, management and analysis of global medical image data. About the Imaging Operations Administrative Assistant role ...
Reynolds and Reynolds is one of the top providers of premium integrated computer solutions for automobile dealerships worldwide. In business since 1866, we continue to grow and provide cutting-edge solutions for all aspects of dealerships. Position description: This is a clerical role within our Software Education department. The associate will be in charge of general administrative support for ...
Job Description UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 2...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Administrative Assistant in San Antonio, Texas (TX). Job Overview: Performs various administrative duties in support of the department under moderate supervision These functions may include mail distribution, invoice processing, inventory and supply control and restocking, scheduling activities, general clerical work and phone support May handl...
Wilshire Associates, a leading global independent investment consulting and services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment products to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include, Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets. With ten offices on four contin...
Carolina Missionary Baptist Church Position:Administrative Assistant Department:Office of Human Resources Job Code:AA-001 Reports To:Chief Operating Officer Direct Reports:No Position Status:Non-exempt Position Type:Full-time Creation Date:December 9, 2014 Revision Date: Job Summary The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Senior Pasto...
The primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant is to provide office support to the Plant Manager. That support includes business letters, and spreadsheets and translation as needed. Additional duties include billing and invoice processing, and customer service. Essential Functions: ·Review work orders from the lab for incorrect data and comparing the work orders to the report. ·Post...
Client Relations/ Administrative Assistant in Medical Office NicholsMD of Greenwich – Greenwich, CT WHO WE ARE: At NicholsMD of Greenwich, “We believe that you should feel beautiful, confident, and ready to live your best life, today and every day.” We are an advancing dermatology boutique providing high-end aesthetic and medical dermatology services to a unique, and oftentimes, demanding client...
SUN ACTION TRACKERS Administrative Assistant (Bilingual Korean/English) I. Primary Position Responsibilities (Deliverables) Summary: Provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Management Team. Provide support with any projects requested by the department managers. Be able to anticipate and be proactive to the needs of the managers and the employees. 1. Maintain weekly/mo...
Job Description: We are a major hospital in Los Angeles in need of an Administrative Assistant/Support Coordinator for our Cardiology department. We highly prefer someone with some type of medical background, preferably someone who has worked in a hospital setting. Duties Include: Answering phones, placing supply orders and other duties as they arise and to the individual?s potential. Please s...
Job Description: Heating and Air Conditioning installation and service company seeks a talented administrative assistant to support their busy office with tech service dispatch and general office administration. This company offers a flexible work schedule, free parking, and great benefits. Seeking someone with experience dispatching technicians for service calls. Successful candidate will enjoy...

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Administrative Assistant


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