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Dake Wells Architecture invites applicants for full-time Administrative Assistant

Dake Wells Architecture is an idea-centered practice, located in Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri, and recognized nationally for its engaging and progressive designs. Founded in 2004 by Brandon Dake and Andrew Wells, the practice has grown to 35 professionals and supporting staff with a passion for design excellence. Our award-winning portfolio includes a variety of project types, with particular emphasis on places of learning and public space. Learn more at www.dake-wells.com.


Job Description

This position is primarily defined as an Administrative Assistant and will provide support to all architects and architectural interns.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated while working effectively within a vibrant, collaborative environment. Must be outgoing, professional, courteous, proactive, have strong written, oral, and organizational skills, and be detail-oriented. Must conduct themselves with a high level of integrity, holding a strong set of personal and business values that complement the firm’s core values.

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to all architectural staff,
  • Organize and help maintain a clean, professional office environment,
  • Greet and screen visitors, as well as welcome potential clients,
  • Perform general reception duties such as but not limited to answering phones, retrieving and distributing the mail and messages, greeting visitors, and ordering/maintaining office supplies,
  • Perform organizing tasks such as maintaining an orderly product library, maintaining a clean kitchenette area, and keeping the office clutter picked up,
  • Prepare contracts, reports, memos, letters, and other documents as requested by PMs.
  • Run errands for supplies, large format prints, building permits, etc.
  • Set up bi-weekly staff meetings in both conference areas,
  • Schedule and set up all Lunch & Learns,
  • Make hotel and travel accommodations as requested by staff,
  • Assist in the organization and preparation of staff attending conferences/ and other events,
  • Organize internal staff events as needed; i.e. Thanksgiving lunch, staff Christmas party, etc.


Software proficiency

Dake Wells Architecture is an all Mac office, utilizing a variety of software and applications. The successful candidate should be proficient in:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel



Preferably one year in a similar position.


To Apply 

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