What i do right now, is go to school full time, and work as an administrative assistant for the school very part time.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Salary Median (2020)
Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)
Most Common Level of Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Roadtrip Nation Leaders in This Career
What Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Do
Perform routine administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.
Other Job Titles Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive May Have
Administrative Assistant (Admin Assistant), Administrative Clerk, Administrative Secretary (Admin Secretary), Administrative Specialist (Admin Specialist), Administrative Support Assistant (ASA), Administrative Technician, Department Secretary, Office Assistant, Secretary, Staff Assistant
How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work
Respond to emails, coordinate with other admins to schedule meetings, solve for calendar conflicts for three calendars (1 VP and 2 directors), plan for future fun events, attend meetings.
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
- Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
- Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
- Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
- Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
- Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
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