administrative assistant

College/CEGEP

7 months to less than 1 year

  • Additional Skills
  • Supervise other workers
  • Train other workers
  • Specific Skills
  • Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Arrange and co-ordinate seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
  • Answer electronic enquiries
  • Compile data, statistics and other information
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory
  • Record and prepare minutes of meetings, seminars and conferences
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information
  • Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines
  • Personal Suitability
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Ability to multitask