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Administrative Assistant (DMS)

Req #: 244680
Location: Bethesda, MD US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:
CACI has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant who will provide essential administrative and technology support for the operation of the Division of Management Services (DMS) and Scientific Review and Evaluation Activities (SREA) Program Services 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 provides administrative and analytical support to several operation of the Center for Scientific Research.  The Administrative Assistant should expect to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise in the areas of human resources, ethics, and administrative office support, including in the performance evaluation program.
  • Prepare reports (ad hoc and recurring) from the Human Resources Database.
  • Provide administrative support the Executive Officer by scheduling meetings, maintaining their calendar, managing signed documents, etc.
  • Monitor performance by quantitatively and qualitatively analyzing program data in order to document trends and brief senior leadership on program efficacy and recommend strategic plans for improvement
  • Provide proactive customer service and independently handle all incoming requests and refer more complex matters to CSR staff members
  • Work with the Administrative Office on security and facility matters; Serve as receptionist, greet and screen visitors, escort visitors to and from security, receive telephone calls, screen callers and take messages.
  • Maintain Division Director’s calendar; Maintain Division Director and RTA supplies
  • Provide support to search committees by reserving meeting space, planning and vouchering travel for candidates or persons invited to attend meeting.
  • Run QVR Reports as needed for RTA; update documents on a weekly or daily basis, depending on preference

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • 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.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Capable of setting priorities when multiple demands are arisen.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and be a team player.
  • Proactive.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner and promote positive relationships with both staff and customers (hotel representatives and reviewers).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform job function with minimal supervision and flexibility.
  • Comfort and proficiency with the tools and processes used for data collection and analysis (e.g., excel spreadsheets, etc.).
  • Ability to be a clear thinker who can remain calm under pressure and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.

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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