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Administrative Assistant

United States, Arizona, Phoenix
August 06, 2022

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of administrative support or specialized administrative duties for a department, region, site, group or individual executive including calendar maintenance and scheduling, phone responsibilities, greeting visitors, travel arrangements, expense reports, presentation preparation, meeting coordination, budget preparation and reporting, recordkeeping, and other activities.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to organization/department. Uses business software applications (e.g., word processing, presentation and spreadsheet) to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes, etc.
  • Receives, screens and directs incoming calls, visitors, mail and email.
  • Maintains files, records, calendars and diaries.
  • May arrange business travel, coordinate meeting arrangements, and/or track expenses.
  • Serves as a liaison between executives, managers, staff, customers and visitors.
  • Researches and summaries complex information in preparation for meetings and special projects
  • May draft responses to correspondence, researches and compiles information for special projects, or prepare reports as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Level Specifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of the organization, job, practices and procedures, enabling a high level of contribution.
  • Completes complex assignments requiring significant judgment, initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Work is performed under minimal guidance and assigned in the form of desired expectations. Independent judgment is used to determine best approach and creativity is expected to achieve maximum results and handle new situations.
  • Collaboration with internal or external contacts. May participate on teams for special assignments. Responds to requests from senior management, internal and/or external contacts.
  • Actions may have significant impact to department as well as others. Errors may be difficult to detect and remedy and potentially result in loss of customer business, materials, money and/or time.

Work Experience:

  • Typically requires a minimum of five years of related experience.

Education and Certification(s):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Provides administrative support to an executive, department, region, site, or group.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint as appropriate for the job level.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

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