How to Hire an Administrative Officer

Does your growing business need an Administrative Officer? An Administrative Officer serves as the point of contact for employees and provides administrative support.

Here are some tips to help you find a great Administrative Officer candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $22.47 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$79.00 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Administrative Officer?

Hiring an Administrative Officer is beneficial to your company in many aspects. Having a member of your team dedicated to performing administrative tasks enables your management to focus on higher level responsibilities.

A qualified Administrative Officer:

• Establishes organizational systems
• Supports managers and administration
• Promotes positive client experience

Skills to look for in a great Administrative Officer

A great Administrative Officer candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Experience in Healthcare or Wellness
• Proficient using industry software
• Detail-oriented
• Organizational skills
• Personal accountability
• Approachable and friendly demeanor

Writing an Administrative Officer job description

A thoughtful description is important for finding qualified Administrative Officer candidates. An Administrative Officer job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Administrative Officer jobs, such as:

• Administrative Officer II
• Administrative Assistant
• Office Assistant

Interviewing Administrative Officer candidates

Strong candidates for Administrative Officer positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Previous experience in a healthcare setting
• Familiarity with Excel and Word
• How they prioritize their tasks

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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