Job description

Administrative assistant positions range from entry to senior-level. Candidates should have extensive software skills, research experience and strong communication skills.

Careers in this category may also have the title of administrative coordinator, department assistant or administrative associate.

Typical duties of an administrative assistant

  • Administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors
  • Receptionist tasks such as fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors
  • Word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations
  • Filing and data entry