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 Amherst, Ohio

Lorain County, Ohio
12,080
Male:
5,876 (48.6%)
Female:
6,204 (51.4%)
Amherst (/ˈæmhərst/) is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 12,021 at the 2010 census. The original village which eventually became known as Amherst, was established by pioneer settler Josiah Harris (who relocated to this area about 1818), although the original tiny village was first known only as "Amherst Corners" in the early-1830s. When the village was officially established by Josiah Harris in 1836, it was named "Amherstville", but was later changed to "North Amherst", until finally simply 'Amherst' in 1909. [The original 1820s postal-name of the village's first post-office was "Plato"; and the village's post-office retained that postal-name into the 1840s, even after the local-government name of the village officially became 'Amherstville' in the 1830s. ] The village is often said to have had its beginnings as early as 1812, because land which was settled by pioneer Jacob Shupe, about a mile north of the...
Amherst:
$64,731
Ohio:
$48,849
$795
Amherst:
$149,400
Ohio:
$129,600
5.2%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%