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Clerical Assistants are responsible for a variety of office support and administrative duties. Responsibilities typically described in Clerical Assistant resume samples are data entry, research, typing, maintaining and updating records, and handling mail. The attributes of a reliable Clerical Assistant are communication skills, respect for details, office procedures familiarity, computer literacy and telephone etiquette. Those seeking a position as a Clerical Assistant should highlight in their resumes a high school diploma or the equivalent; previous clerical experience represents an advantage.

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1

Data Entry/clerical Assistant

Responsible for processing over 5,000 gifts annually totaling one million dollars in revenue for university.

  • Managed 5 students weekly with processing pledge entries and reminders.
  • Improved business gift matching by 33% through aggressive research and contact for increased awareness.
  • Suggested procedures and created processes that streamlined task management and troubleshooting.
  • Included bookkeeping, word processing, excel, reporting, accounting, customer service, ledgers and log report management.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies
2

Clerical Assistant/account Executive

Initially responsible for data entry, letter-writing, answering telephones, and communicating with clients through facsimile and e-mail

  • Within one month, promoted to sales department; responsible for all out-going communication for company president and Senior Account Executive and for developing relationships over the telephone with prospective clients
  • Quickly learned all aspects of Debt$Net, a previously unfamiliar software relied upon by the company; honed skills in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Created and continue to maintain the company's website; developed search engine optimization solutions and marketing plans; solely responsible for maintenance of social media presence
  • Served as technical liaison for employees and clients for various web-based portals
  • Completed important, time-sensitive, and confidential documents for the company president in a professional manner
  • Performed other clerical duties including filing, photocopying, organization of files, and prioritizing of projects
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
BS
Education
MA
Master of Arts
3

Clerical Assistant-student Worker

Provided clerical support to faculty, staff, and public in the Extended Opportunities Program and
Services and Counseling and Personnel Department

  • Notified staff when students arrived for appointments
  • Assisted with filing, prioritized materials in order of relevance and/or access of information
  • Balanced work-load in a high-demanding working environment in a tactful and professional manner
  • Provided data entry support using various manual and computerize record management systems
  • Created orientation packets for students
  • Retrieved student records using various databases
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Business Office Administrtion
AS
Medical Assistant: Administrative
4

Substitute Clerical Assistant

Provided technical information and assistance to students and staff with registration, enrollments, and fees

  • Guided students for completeness of forms over the phone and in person. Processed applicable fees
  • Typed correspondence letters, labels, memorandums, and spreadsheets. Revised schedules and records
  • Assisted faculty, staff, and students with special projects and events. Distributed incoming and outgoing mail
  • Processed forms and applications; verified accurate data for completeness. Collected and accounted for monies
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
5

Clerical Assistant

Provided clerical assistance to two insurance counselors.

  • Answered multi-line phone and routed calls to a 50- person exchange.
  • Provided answers to general questions pertaining to several not-for-profit agencies.
  • Added and maintained client information in multiple federal databases.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism
MA
History
Design
6

Clerical Assistant

Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading Programs.

  • Coach students on public speaking and presentations skills.
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using [Workflow Systems].
  • Trained numerous library staff to work at the circulation desk.
  • Instructed students on research techniques and the use of information technologies.
  • Located requested books on the shelves and in the library database using [Workflow] Software program.
  • Organized and executed monthly displays for the entire library. Ranging from picture displays to flyers and broachers for students and faculty to take home.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
AAS
Psychology
BA
Psychology
7

Clerical Assistant

Operated office equipment such as copy machines and fax machines

  • Prepared and successfully sorted and filed documents in appropriate locations
  • Responsible for filing, copying and database input
  • Managed incoming calls, directed calls and conveyed messages.
  • Maintained and updated information as needed
  • Successfully ran and organized front desk
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Photography Training
8

Clerical Assistant

Practical computer experience in variety of programs including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, WordPerfect

  • Mailing list maintenance
  • Coordinated small meetings which include sending meeting notices, tracking attendance, and distributing materials
  • Maintained conference registration lists and prepared badges for attendees
  • Processed membership requests
  • Directed telephone inquiries and handled appropriate specified requests
  • Conducted internet research
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Office Automation
AS
Office
9

Clerical ASSISTANT

Excellus within a service-oriented pressure washing establishment, demonstrating talent for communicating effectively with customers from diverse backgrounds.

  • Excelled command over clerical duties.
  • Scored in top 10% of employees in successful resolution of issues.
  • Provided customers with product and service information.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
Communications
10

Patient Clerical Assistant Manager

Data entry and compliance for 30 bed inpatient unit

  • Function as a communications liaison for patients, visitors, and all service departments involved on unit
  • Negotiated and implemented a ladder raise system hospital wide for patient clerical assistants
  • Management and peer nominated to run training task force to implement new procedures for Joint Commission compliance
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AAS
Marketing

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