Administrative Assistant Jobs in District of Columbia

Closely direct administrative aspects of company activities. Administrative assistants develop meeting agendas, improve processes, and collaborate across departments. They must have strong communication and planning skills in order to develop and implement new filing and information management procedures with other team members. They may also be asked to oversee budgets and verify accuracy for client and vendor billing.

Depending on the size of the business, administrative assistants may supervise secretaries and/or perform secretarial duties themselves. This includes handling incoming and outgoing correspondence, updating and managing records, scheduling appointments, and directing customers to the right employees/departments to meet their needs.

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Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

  • Clydes Restaurant Group
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 day ago
Do you have restaurant / hospitality or administrative assistant experience? Are you looking for a new position?...

Administrative Assistant

  • Development Finance Corporation (formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
As an Administrative Assistant, you will serve the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsels, and the organization....

Assistant Press Secretary, Programs

  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ+ people, to join our team....

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs

  • Office of the Secretary of Transportation
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
Summary The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs serves as the principal career deputy to DOTs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs and CFO. The office directs...

Administrative Assistant - Immigration

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 day ago
Administrative Assistant - Immigration At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match....

Administrative Specialist (Administration Generalist 2) - 7321

  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 hour ago
Job Description Requisition Number: 7321 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Hours Per Week: 40 Security Clearance: No Clearance Level of Experience: Mid HII Job...
The Administrative Assistant & Government Affairs Coordinator acts as the receptionist and administrative assistant for the Washington office, to include the Washington operations team and the legislative...

Assistant (Legal Secretary)

  • Simpson Thacher
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 day ago
in relaying information Can organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment Preferred Skills Basic knowledge...

Team Lead Administrative Specialist, (Local Commuting Area)

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
Summary This position is located within the Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Operating Officer Organization, Administrative Services Group (ASG), of the FDIC,...
Our client, an international non-profit labor organization, is seeking a temporary-to-hire Administrative Assistant to support their office in Washington, DC!...

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

  • USIP
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 day ago
Administrative Assistant Serve as primary requestor for the Operations Division’s financial management system....

Administrative Assistant/Conference Room Coordinator

  • Chenega MIOS
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
Summary The USAID Annex (UA) and Ronald Reagan Building (RRB) have large conference centers that will be utilized by the entire Agency. The creation of these resources requires a cultural change...
JOB BRIEF The Administrative Assistant (AA) provides overall support to the program management and program officers of the Nonviolent Action and Peacebuilding Program (NVA) in assisting them to accomplish...

Administrative Assistant

  • Marriott International
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 day ago
Job Number 22137969 Job Category Administrative Location Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States VIEW ON MAP Schedule...
Administrative Assistant Serve as primary requestor for the Operations Divisions financial management system....

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Salary for Administrative Assistant Jobs in District of Columbia

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Administrative Assistants in District of Columbia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.1%)
  • High School or GED (26.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (13.4%)
  • Master's Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Administrative Assistants in District of Columbia
  • 1-2 years (44.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.3%)
  • None (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (10.1%)
  • 4-6 years (1.9%)

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