Executive Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Support
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COMM - Communications Department
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You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Have an Associate’s Degree or equivalent level of experience with a minimum of 5 years of relevant administrative experience.

 

  • Proven ability to identify and resolve administrative issues independently and collaboratively through use of internal and external resources.

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  • Initiative and persistence in pursuing administrative needs, meeting quick turnaround demands, and resolving problems with a sense of urgency and demonstrated capability to anticipate, prioritize and expedite numerous tasks from multiple sources.

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  • Possess the ability to develop and assess alternative approaches and to solve routine problems in a different, more efficient way.

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  • Decorum commensurate with executive level engagement demonstrating ability to interact with all levels of staff and visitors with discretion and tact, and discretion in handling sensitive personnel and organizational information; must be able to lead informally.

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  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to resolve conflict.

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  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills.

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  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in use of office applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.

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  • Are able to obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

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You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have...

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, or other related discipline, with 10+ years of administrative experience.

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  • Comprehensive knowledge of APL practices and procedures, travel processes, purchasing, budgetary, and security interactions.

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  • Strong understanding of requirements needed to work classified programs.

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  • Hold an active Secret security clearance.

 

Why work at APL?

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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. 

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

 

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