Entry Level Administrative Assistant


Admin and Secretarial

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Manpower Global Enterprise - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI - 53212 Phone : -



Job Description

Manpower is looking for an Entry Level Administrative Assistant!

$13 per hour

1 year long contract role

Core Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Columbia, Missouri

Position Overview: Follows a limited number of clearly defined procedures which are routine and repetitive. Handles simple and routine human resources working tasks.

Position Duties:

1. Follows a limited number of clearly defined procedures within functional disciplines such as benefits, compensation, staffing, organizational development, employee relations, operations, etc. Generally, assignments are made up of a series of activities and tasks to be completed that provide limited opportunities for deviation from accepted procedures. The scope for discretion is limited and work is regularly reviewed while in progress and upon completion. Opportunity for deviation from accepted procedures is limited. The work priorities are set by the supervisor or more senior co-workers. Employee is expected to offer suggestions for improvement to methods or processes.

2. Handles standard inquiries which are comparable in nature and cyclic. After a problem has been identified, a general solution is usually applied. Most complex problem solving includes using solutions based on past experience and/or practices. More complex or non-routine issues are elevated to a higher position level.

3. Has a minor impact on the support activities of the direct work group/team with some impact to the work of others in the work group.

4. Influence is indirect and supportive in nature with no accountability beyond the position.

Working tasks might include:

a. Provides assistance in organizing all internal/external training activities by logistical arrangement which involves training room set up, pre-work/handout preparation, transportation, etc.

b. Distributes materials appropriately via e-mail or hard copy

c. Organize catering for lunches and or celebrations.

d. Receives visitors .

e. Exercises discretion in all matters of confidentiality

5. Primary contacts are typically within the same work group and on a co-worker level

6. Interaction is focused on answering routine questions, and the request or exchange of standard information with an audience knowledgeable about the subject.

7. Actively participates in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional and quality standards, complies with corporate policies and procedures, and acts in a manner consistent with 3M's values and ethical standards.

Basic Qualifications: High School degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

* Previous administrative experience

* Experience with MicroSoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Soft Skills:

* Good communication skills

* Able to work with many different levels of management

* Very organized

Core Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Position is a support role requiring more work direction whereby worker follows generally defined procedures . Worker is responsible for providing administrative support to a department or individual. Duties may include: typing, filing, answering phones, scheduling, calendaring, record keeping, coordinating meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies and/or sorting/distributing mail. Admin may work on special projects to include recording, compiling, and retrieving information. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Strong communication skills and organizational skills are required. Proficiency with MS Office required. Familiarity with Lotus Notes is preferred.

I look forward to hearing from you. Don't Delay, apply today!