• Admin Assistant

    Post Begin Date 5 days ago(8/10/2018 4:52 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


    The Administrative Assistant provides legendary Customer Service by providing administrative support. The Admin coordinates overall department administrative functions as assigned:



    • Provides assistance under minimal supervision.
    • Answers calls, relays and takes messages, transfers calls, gives information and provides assistance to callers, screens calls and places calls for Directors.
    • Personally handles problems and questions. Receives visitors. Opens, sorts, screens, and responds to incoming mail.
    • Takes notes in meetings, as requested.
    • Composes, types, and edits correspondence.
    • Compiles data and prepares special reports, gathers and summarizes data for Executive level presentations.
    • Makes arrangements for meetings as directed.
    • Maintains calendars ensuring that there are no meeting time conflicts.
    • Establishes meeting time, secures location or sets up phone line/webinar, and contacts attendees.
    • Establishes and maintains files and other information for reference and control purposes.
    • Keeps track of invoices, budget files, and assists in the compilation of variance reports and reconciles Company credit card.
    • Operates P.C. equipment utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software.
    • Operates copy machine, FAX equipment, and other standard office equipment.
    • Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.
    • May perform other job duties as directed by Employee’s Leaders




    • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
    • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.


    • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required. College coursework would be an asset.


    • Prior Administrative Assistant experience preferred. Experience supporting multiple individuals, Leaders, Sr. Leaders and/or team highly desired. 
    • Strong Microsoft Suite and PowerPoint experience preferred.
    • Strong customer service expeirence highly desired. 
    • Experience with event planning or team event planning a plus. 




    • Ability to type and/or use a computer keyboard with sufficient speed to meet demands of job.
    • Must be able to operate multi-line telephone with sufficient courtesy and speed.
    • Must be able to master several P.C. software packages.
    • Able to read documents, follow instructions, learn and understand office procedures.
    • Must be able to perform mathematical computations.
    • Must have judgement sufficient to handle and resolve office administration tasks.
    • Must possess excellent organizational skills.
    • Mental demands include, but are not limited to: detailed work, confidentiality, reading documents, problem-solving, stress, reasoning, verbal and written communication, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, and constant interruptions.
    • Must work under tight time constraints to accomplish assignments and projects.
    • Ability to meet the public, and work under stressful situations.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally by telephone and face to face.
    • Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.


    • Ability to work in an on-call environment and flexible work schedule to support the needs of the business as needed.
    • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.

    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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