Position Description For Administrative Assistant

Reports To: Vice Presidents

Basic Function:

The administrative assistant’s primary responsibilities will include answering phone calls, taking memos, and managing files. They will also be responsible for handling correspondence, greeting clients and customers, and assisting with various administrative duties as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collect and distribute incoming mail
  • Answer phone calls and greet visitors in a professional and friendly manner
  • Schedule and coordinate staff and other meetings as required
  • Write and edit documents as needed
  • Establish and maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support, such as mailing, scanning, faxing, and copying
  • Run errands to the post office, UPS, and/or FedEx as necessary
  • Maintain inventory and order office supplies
  • Manage beverage and snack inventory in the breakroom
  • Book hotels and flights for management when required
  • Assist the safety committee with updating binders, forms, posters, etc.
  • Maintain the fire extinguisher log and schedule routine maintenance
  • Support project teams in setting up new job site offices with proper supplies
  • Assist the Senior Office Administrator in updating social media pages and the website as needed
  • Aid the Senior Office Administrator in organizing career fairs, conventions, and other events as required

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in administrative support
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Professional, well-organized, and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels, including trades, technical, professional, and upper management
  • Able to work with minimal oversight while also taking direction effectively from managers