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
  • Perform a wide range of complex secretarial and administrative duties.
  • Assist the Administrative Director with special projects and activities.
  • Screen and channel incoming calls and visitors to the Administrative Director's Office.
  • Schedule all correspondence and necessary documents for the Administrative Director's action.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings for the Administrative Director.

About Riverwoods, Illinois

Lake County, Illinois
3,792
Male:
1,858 (49.0%)
Female:
1,934 (51.0%)
Riverwoods is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. It was established on the banks of the Des Plaines River in 1949 by local steel magnate Jay Peterson. The population was 3,660 at the 2010 census. The corporate headquarters of Discover Financial and CCH are located there, as well as Orphans of the Storm, an animal shelter founded in 1928 by famous dancer Irene Castle. The village hosts the annual "Arts & Riverwoods" festival. Riverwoods features many significant examples of midcentury residential design, including over 40 homes designed by "prairie modernist" architect Edward Humrich. A recent wave of teardowns and the lack of a local preservation ordinance led the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois to identify Riverwoods in 2006 as one of the Chicago region's communities most threatened by overdevelopment. Riverwoods is located at 42°10′15″N 87°53′45″W (42.171075, -87.895943). According to the 2010 census, Riverwoods has a total area of 4.016 square miles...
Riverwoods:
$178,750
Illinois:
$57,166
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Riverwoods:
$697,300
Illinois:
$175,700
3.0%

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Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

5-9 years
100%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

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