Administrative Assistant

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Administrative Assistants are seen as part of the management team and have administrative functions including planning, organizing and directing. These individuals prepare correspondence, manage files, retrieve documents, perform electronic calendaring, and handle telephone messages and faxes. Other duties include processing mail, communicating using electronic mail, composing letters, preparing itineraries, recording meeting minutes, collecting data and performing research, generating reports, maintaining budgets, applying accounting principles, and supervising office employees. Advanced training on computer applications is offered along with basics such as keyboarding, communications, and speedwriting.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Albert Lea 56007

Labor Market Information

  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Median wage:$18.16/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529