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Administrative Asssitant III

Austin, Texas, 78701, United States
June 23, 2017

Performs a variety of administrative functions. Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, and takes dictation. Composes memos, transcribes notes, and researches and creates presentations. Generates reports, handles multiple projects, and prepares and monitors invoices and expense reports. May assist with compiling and developing the annual budget. Requires a high school diploma with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May direct and lead the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or GED High school or GED or equivalent education and/or experience is required. Experience in utilizing administrative office procedures, practices and equipment (i.e. business English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, letter writing, telephone technique) desirable. Must possess the ability to organize data and processes and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Displays good analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated proficiency with computers and the use of office oriented software products. The minimum experience necessary for this position should include a total of 3 to 4 years of related experience or the equivalent, normally obtained by progression through the classification of Administrative Associate II. Experience should also include varied business situations or circumstances which tend to favorably develop the job incumbent in terms of confidentiality, maturity, discretion, personal tact, judgment and initiative. Two years of formal post-high school training in the Secretarial Science field is highly desirable for incumbents whose major responsibilities will be predominately secretarial in nature. Successful completion of the Support and Administrative (SASS) selection tests are required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information, Test-Taking Tips, and the SASS Practice Tests may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at Careers by selecting Employment testing.