Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.

About Lexington, Mississippi

Holmes County, Mississippi
2,113
Male:
1,081 (51.2%)
Female:
1,032 (48.8%)
Lexington is a city in and the county seat of Holmes County, Mississippi. The county was organized in 1833 and the city in 1836. The population was 2,025 at the 2000 census and estimated at 1,609 in 2015. It has declined with the growth of industrial agriculture. Many people have left the rural county to seek work elsewhere. Incorporated in 1836, the city of Lexington was founded by European-American settlers after most of the Choctaw people, who had long occupied this area, were forced to cede their land to the United States and remove to the Indian Territory. The new settlers initially developed riverfront land along the Yazoo and Black rivers for cotton plantations, primarily worked by enslaved African Americans. The slaves were brought by planters with them from the Upper South or transported in the domestic slave trade. In total, more than one million African Americans were transported to the Deep...
Lexington:
$21,793
Mississippi:
$39,464
$381
Lexington:
$50,300
Mississippi:
$100,800
9.6%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: