Administrative Assistant II

in Abbott Park, IL

Administrative Assistant II Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Business Support

  • Job Type

    Full time

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  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Lake Bluff, IL location in the CHR Corporate Human Resouces.   This is an onsite position.

As the administrative assistant II, you will provide advanced administrative support to one or more Divisional Vice Presidents and other managers/directors as assigned.  May provide backup support to higher-level management as needed.

What You’ll Work On

Responsibilities include all administrative functions of the department:

  • Answering phones.
  • Calendar management.
  • Scheduling travel.
  • Managing correspondence and scheduling couriers.
  • Processing expense reports.
  • Meeting/event planning.
  • Creating or modifying business documents.
  • Preparing presentations from source materials.
  • Handling teleconference and BlackBerry setups.
  • Acting as a liaison for remote access issues.
  • May include some support for tracking budget expenditures.
  • Coordinates and maintains departmental files, as assigned, in compliance with corporate and government regulations.
  • Follows purchasing and requisition procedures, Corporate Security and Privacy Rules, Corporate Branding Guidelines, and Copy Center procedures (if applicable).
  • Orders business cards and stationery.
  • Uses basic to intermediate software skills to perform work assigned.
  • Uses and understands Microsoft Office Suite and other business specific software, including the Corporate Travel Web site, and employee performance management systems (as applicable).
  • Coordinates new employee office setups and on-boarding.
  • May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.  
  • 1 year of previous admin experience or equivalent. 
  • Operates with general instruction and some supervision. 
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or OrgPlus, and Lotus Notes or Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or OrgPlus, and Outlook required.  Microsoft Power Apps knowledge preferred.

The base pay for this position is $22.00 – $44.00 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • administrative assistants
  • outlook
  • lotus notes
  • performance management
  • visio
  • event planning
  • purchasing and requisition procedures
  • independent operation
  • tracking budget expenditures
  • orgplus
  • adobe acrobat
  • corporate branding
  • it
  • telecommunication management
  • microsoft power apps

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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