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Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Job Code: 4001
Job Level: C2
Revised Date: 08/01/2010
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
In support of a department or group of professionals, regularly required to resolve moderately complex (non-routine) administrative problems independently or with others. Problem resolution may include research. Tasks are typically diverse and advanced.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
In addition to tasks outlined in the Administrative Clerk description, examples ofwork at this level may typically include some combination of thefollowing:
Independently prepare more complex documentation, reports, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets at designate intervals and as requested.
Coordinate special projects.
Research budget variance and follow up to resolve issues.
Develop advanced presentation materials.
Prioritize and resolve inquiries (phone, e-mail, in person).
Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, and coordinate related arrangements.
Act as a liaison between the department and external groups.
Explain policy/procedures to other parties based on knowledge of the company and department guidelines.
Collect,compile and analyze moderately complex data and information.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
High school education or equivalent.
Two years of administrative support experience of increasing variety and/or complexity
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Creatively uses PC, word processing and other office tools.
Thorough knowledge of department policies, procedures, and goals.
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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