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Administrative Assistant

Rochester, Minnesota

Post Date: 03/24/2017 Job ID: 8162 Category: Professional


Job Description
  • Provides administrative and secretarial support by performing delegated administrative and clerical duties for the assigned work area(s).
  • Exhibits confidentiality, flexibility, accountability and professionalism.
  • Prioritizes heavy work volume among the various areas according to department demands.
  • Prepares correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets, documentation, surveys and schedules meetings and resources.
  • May maintain databases as required by department.
  • Serves as a resource to the institution for department related needs and questions.
  • Superior general office and organizational skills. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Understanding of and adherence to confidentiality policy.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to compose correspondence/memoranda, presentations, documentation, and spreadsheets with minimal errors.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and accomplish goals.
  • Flexibility, innovation, and creativity. Ability to suggest new approaches to office procedures.
  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, database management, e-mail, and calendar programs, preferred.
  • Health care experience preferred.
  • BASIC Requirements: High school diploma or GED.     


Specific Job Details:
  • Will be providing support to individuals in the Nursing Research Division, working with about 8 people.
  • Heavy calendaring in Outlook. Some word processing,
  • assisting with PowerPoint presentations, helping to make graphs or charts, some manuscript formatting.
  • Shift: M-F, 7: 45am-4: 15pm (or could be 8am-4: 30pm)


  • Above average computer skills in Outlook and Excel.
  • Good skills with Word and PowerPoint. Adaptability.
  • Willing to ask questions.

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