This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Administrative Specialist (42L)

Administrative Support Army MOS Information
  • Enlisted
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve

Accurate information is crucial for planning and managing Army operations. Administrative Specialists make sure that information is recorded, stored and delivered in order to keep operations running as smoothly as possible.

Administrative Specialist duties include:

  • Typing letters, reports, requisition forms and official orders
  • Organizing and maintaining files and publications
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Greeting and assisting office visitors
  • Scheduling training and leave for unit personnel
  • Answering phones and providing general information

Training:

Job training for Administrative Specialists consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and five weeks of classroom instruction at Advanced Individual Training (AIT), where you’ll learn:

  • English grammar
  • Spelling and punctuation
  • Typing and clerical skills
  • Proofreading
  • Setting up and maintaining filing and publication systems
  • Preparing forms and correspondence in Army style

Helpful Skills:

Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in English, mathematics, business administration and typing
  • Preference for office work
  • Interest in keeping organized and accurate records
  • Ability to organize and plan
  • Interest in operating typewriters, computers and other office machines

Advanced Responsibilities:

Advanced level Administrative Specialists have the added responsibility of providing technical guidance on administrative matters to other soldiers. Advanced level Administrative Specialists also proofread correspondence for format and content, answer staff inquiries and advise soldiers on administrative and clerical matters.


Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2020 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at http://www.va.gov.

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.

Enter to Win $1,000 for College From Lending Tree. Deadline to Enter January 31, 2022.

X

Enter NOW! Niche's $2,000 Scholarship Giveaway, Deadline July 31, 2021

X