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Sr. Administrative Assistant

Columbus, OH - Williams Road


Job Title:
Sr. Administrative Assistant

Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position provides administrative support and coordinates activities for a large or specialized department or group of professionals.  

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison and interface with employees at all levels, other departments, customers and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as Senior Vice Presidents

  • Assist management or professional staff with the completion of their duties, including reporting, filing, researching, and project support

  • Complete a variety of administrative projects and tasks using diverse software applications (Payroll, Workday) with potential to train others

  • Develop reports, memos, letters, etc., and compose, critique and edit correspondence

  • Handle all incoming communications such as answering and screening calls, taking messages and answering routine questions, including attending to letters, emails, and visitors when necessary

  • Maintain computer files and logs for presentation materials, memos, letters, and reports

  • Respond to or follow up on inquiries regarding the customer's policies and procedures

  • Maintain schedule of events and/or deliveries

  • Implement office procedures and protocols in accordance with organizational policies; determine project priorities and delegate as needed

  • Maintain master calendar and communications board, including all special events, organization meetings and any functions involving office personnel

  • Maintain office files and manage processes for document storage, both on and off-site, handling and distribution of incoming and outgoing mails

  • Assist senior managers and office staff with day-to-day projects as required

  • Welcome and orient new administrative staff

  • Prepare for new hires' first day by ordering all assets, submitting requests for security setup, handling training schedule, etc


Minimum Qualification:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent with 2 or more years of professional experience.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Associates Degree in Business Management or Communication

  • Ability to type quickly and accurately

  • Communication skills

  • Computer skills with Microsoft programs

  • Data entry experience

  • Detail oriented

  • Experience in an administrative role

  • Experience prioritizing and coordinating schedules

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

  • File management

  • Self-motivated

Associates: Business Administration/Management, Associates: Business Communications, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Communications, Business Administration, Clerical/Administrative

Job Opening ID:
00521564 Sr. Administrative Assistant (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 4 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.