Administrative consulting is a practice that helps organizations ensure proper completion of general office tasks in a timely manner. Administrative consultants help firms operate effectively.
An administrative consultant performs various tasks, depending on the company and location. He supports the day-to-day office activities and assists senior professionals in filing and following up on business correspondence. An administrative consultant also makes phone calls to customers, performs time-entry duties and completes general office tasks.
An administrative consultant typically holds an associate degree or high school diploma.
Skills and Competencies
An administrative consultant must have good typing skills and knowledge of software applications. She also must have good communication skills.
In 2010, an administrative consultant earned median yearly wages of $26,000, according to the job data website Indeed.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that administrative consultants with computer skills will have the best job opportunities in the next few years.
Administrative consultants work regular 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedules, Monday through Friday, but may stay late at the office if business conditions require it.