Administrative Assistant in Washington, District of Columbia

LHH

Washington, District of Columbia

Direct Hire


Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the assigned department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • May direct the work of clerical employees in lower job classifications.
  • May assist in training newly hired clerks and secretaries.

  • Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.
  • Welcomes and directs visitors and clients.
  • Maintains filing systems as assigned.
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Coordinates and schedules travel, meetings, and appointments for managers or supervisors.
  • Prepares agendas and schedules for meetings.
  • Records and distributes minutes or other records for meetings.
  • Maintains office supplies and coordinates maintenance of office equipment.
  • Maintains a system for recording expenses and the use of petty cash.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.

  • Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree required; Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Administrative Assistant

    LHH

    16 days ago

    Direct Hire

    Washington, District of Columbia


    Job Summary:

    The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the assigned department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • May direct the work of clerical employees in lower job classifications.
  • May assist in training newly hired clerks and secretaries.

  • Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.
  • Welcomes and directs visitors and clients.
  • Maintains filing systems as assigned.
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Coordinates and schedules travel, meetings, and appointments for managers or supervisors.
  • Prepares agendas and schedules for meetings.
  • Records and distributes minutes or other records for meetings.
  • Maintains office supplies and coordinates maintenance of office equipment.
  • Maintains a system for recording expenses and the use of petty cash.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.

  • Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree required; Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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