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Administrative Assistant

Job Title
Administrative Assistant
Requirement ID
27179469
Location
Chantilly,  VA
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Description

The Administrative Assistant candidate will perform a variety of administrative duties providing mission support in one or more functions or business areas within the Customer Directorates. The nature of Administrative Assistant work varies from transactional in nature and requires general knowledge of basic administrative processes to moderately complex.

Duties Include:

  • Maintain a schedule of appointments for a manager or office
  • Answer routine telephone calls, direct calls and take messages
  • Greet and escort visitors
  • Retrieve, sort, and distribute incoming mail, newspapers, faxes, and other publications/documents
  • Arrange for the delivery of outgoing mail/packages with the mailroom
  • Prepare travel/training arrangements and process travel/training accounting/vouchers for the program office
  • Draft, proofread, edit and coordinate correspondence
  • Perform research and retrieve information from databases and other resources
  • Maintain tracking records and filing systems; archive files
  • Maintain, update and serve as focal point for databases or spreadsheets
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, organizing, and execution of meetings, events, conferences, and off-sites
  • Participate in meetings and events: may serve as recorder and may present position-related information
  • Prepare access rosters and request security clearance transfers
  • Assist in ordering supplies/equipment and arranging for office equipment repairs
  • Perform administrative back up support for other offices
  • Recommend innovative processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the office
  • Compose written communication in response to complex customer queries
  • Prepare routine status reports and track office-related metrics
  • Manage routine website content updates and coordinate more complex website changes with webmaster
  • Coordinate scheduling, organizing, and execution of meetings, events, conferences, and off- sites
  • Attend meetings, events, and forums
  • Assist in maintaining inventories, records, and receipts
  • Coordinate office renovations and relocation activities
  • Support TIER actions, assign actions to the appropriate divisions or branches, follow up on actions, coordinate responses in a non-conflicted manner for senior management review, provide status reports, and participate at NRO-wide TIER meetings
Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• HS Diploma/GED equivalent
• Five (5) years relevant experience

• Detail-orientated
• Ability to communicate effectively and concisely using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience
• Ability to participate productively as a contributing member in a team environment
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and standard computer applications
• Knowledge of proper English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure to ensure that written materials prepared and reviewed are complete, succinct, and formatted correctly
• Experience with protocol and precedence; IC/DoD structure, regulations, directives, and policies

Clearance:
Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
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