|Overview:||Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports on ability, and date of and reason for termination. Compile and type reports from employment records. File employment records. Search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Administrative Secretary
A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Office Technology: Word/Information Processing
|Job Outlook:||Employment of personnel assistants is expected to grow as fast as average through 2018. Growing industries—such as construction; educational services; healthcare and social assistance; and professional, scientific, and technical services—will continue to generate the most new jobs. Many personnel assistant duties are of a personal, interactive nature and are not easily automated so it is likely personnel assistants will continue to play a key role in most organizations.|
|Education Level:||The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.