Administrative Assistant Jobs in Iowa

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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Administrative Assistant - Assisted Living

  • Jaybird Senior Living
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 2 days ago
Administrative Assistant - Assisted Living PLEASANT HILL, IA About the Company: There are jobs - and then there are careers....

Office Assistant-Office of Student, Equity, Inclusion, and Support (Part-time)

  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 3 hours ago
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma Any combination of clerical experience and/or post-secondary training that is equivalent to one year of employment OR certified secretarial degree is required...

HS Administrative Assistant 2

  • Drake University
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 1 day ago
HS Administrative Assistant 2 - 997745 Description: Drake University Head Start is seeking a qualified, detail-oriented candidate to serve as an Administrative Assistant for the Human Resources Manager...

Administrative Assistant

  • Strategic Staffing Solutions
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 3 hours ago
Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an Administrative Assistant for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients!...

401k Administrative Assistant

  • SNB
  • Sioux City, IA
  • 19 hours ago
JOB DESCRIPTION: The 401k Administrative Assistant serves as a liaison between the Recordkeeper and Advisors in the Employee Benefits department of the Wealth Management division....

Administrative Assistant

  • Corteva
  • Marion, IA
  • 1 day ago
Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant at our Marion, Iowa location....

Administrative Assistant Nursing Department

  • Northwestern College
  • Orange City, IA
  • 2 days ago
543 of 668 No wage data provided Administrative Assistant (Nursing Department) Northwestern College Occupation: Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Location: Orange City, IA...

Senior Coordinator, Admin Assistant (Hybrid)

  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 1 day ago
Interact with other administrative assistants collaboratively to share knowledge and schedule activities with senior leadership across the business, including resolving schedule conflicts as executive...
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Accounting/Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

  • Key People
  • Waterloo, IA
  • 5 hours ago
Accounting/Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant Waterloo, IA $50-60K Our Waterloo, IA client is looking to hire an Accounting/Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant....

Administrative Assistant

  • Des Moines, IA
  • 7 hours ago
We're hiring a Administrative Assistant Responsibilities : Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to handle competing priorities with a sense of urgency Must have a high-school...
The Main Responsibilities Perform scheduled and routine clerical duties according to procedures. Interface with other departments to ensure data is processed and coded properly....
The Main Responsibilities Perform scheduled and routine clerical duties according to procedures. Interface with other departments to ensure data is processed and coded properly....

Administrative Assistant (On-Site)

  • iSolved HCM
  • Dubuque, IA
  • 2 days ago
Administrative Assistant Location: Dubuque, IA Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant is a very dynamic position, working with a variety of tax credit professionals....

Administrative Assistant

  • Pella Ia
  • Pella, IA
  • 3 days ago
Part-Time Administrative Assistant Posted: 08/10/2022 Position requires knowledge of and proficiency in Google Drive, Windows, Microsoft Office including Publisher, Social Media, and online tools for...

Trio Talent Search Administrative Assistant

  • Briar Cliff University
  • Sioux City, IA
  • 3 days ago
TRIO Talent Search Administrative Assistant Reporting Student Data Files | Maintain Social Media | Set Up Events The TRIO Talent Search Administrative Assistant is a twelve-month, full-time employee...

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Salary for Administrative Assistant Jobs in Iowa

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Administrative Assistants in Iowa 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 Iowa
  • 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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