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Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Req ID:  17770
Job Category:  General Administration
Country/Region:  US
State:  NY
City:  Chester
Zip:  10918

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant provides a wide variety of administrative and clerical support services to an organizational unit, and works under moderate supervision in performing a variety of tasks that require a degree of independent judgment and discretion..  This position may assist in the preparation and control of records and reports regarding operations, personnel changes, etc. Administers programs, projects, and/or processes specific to the operating unit served.  Duties may be complex in nature and may involve access to confidential information, as well as include normal administrative activities such as typing, scheduling appointments, maintaining supervisor’s calendar, screening calls, etc.

  • Drafts correspondence and memos for supervisor’s signature; utilizes word processing and graphics software to format and generate various materials including correspondence and memos; prepares slides and transparencies.
  • Assists staff in performance of duties; serves as informational resource in regard to the more difficult inquiries or problems.
  • Maintains manager's calendar and schedule; makes appointments; makes travel arrangements; assists in planning and implementing conferences and special events.
  • Reads and determines disposition of incoming mail; composes correspondence for routine inquiries; prepares letters and packages for mailing.
  • Conducts basic research for supervisor; compiles, analyzes, and summarizes information for reports and correspondence.
  •  Receives incoming phone calls by providing information, taking messages, screening requests on behalf of supervisor, or referring calls to appropriate person; places calls for administrative personnel.
  • May monitor budgetary spending by verifying charges against budget and reconciling accounts on a monthly basis, or as needed.
  • Provides procedural information and answers inquiries related to operational; and substantive matters.




Duties - cont'd
Education Degree
    Required Experience
    • Knowledge of office procedures and equipment.
    • Ability to maintain calendar and schedule.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.


    STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

    STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    Nearest Major Market: Middletown
    Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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