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Administrative Assistant (IRG)

Req #: 244129
Location: Bethesda, MD US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:
The Administrative Assistant will provide essential administrative and technology support for the operation of Division Integrated Review Groups (IRGs) at the National Institute of Health (NIH), Center for Scientific Research (CSR). They will support and coordinate the review of research grant applications to further the mission of CSR.

More About the Role

The Administrative Assistant works closely with their IRG Chief and Scientific Review Officers to coordinate IRG and CSR review processes, policies, and procedures and comply with them to ensure accuracy and timeliness of work products. Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Support the coordination of events and meetings, including scheduling, printing, monitoring conflicts, monitoring equipment and technology, communicating with hotels and coordinating the implementation of automated contracts
  • Design and maintain databases that support specific IRG activities using desktop database software; and maintain databases of performance milestones
  • Manage documentation and develop materials using software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Perform broadly-based data review activities that ensure the accuracy and timeliness of information documenting review process status
  • Respond quickly and effectively to changes in the characteristics of work performed to efficiently deploy and redeploy staff resources in response to short term needs.
  • Perform complex database query functions in researching individual application status or the status of applications assigned to a given study section
  • Monitor the processing of grants applications in the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the ability to work with the Electronic Research Administration (eRA) Modules and Services (QVR, REV CMM, IAR).
  • Work with the Federal Extramural Support staff (ESAs) and reviewers to prepare for review meetings.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Experience interacting with a diverse customer base.
  • Proven analytic, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer and IT skills.
  • Proven ability to problem solve.
  • Experience with the tools and processes used for data collection and analysis.

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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