Senior Executive Assistant

Location: Arlington, VA (on-site work required 2-3 days/weekly)

Full Benefits Package Available

  • Salary- $100,000 – $105,000

Clearance: Top Secret Clearance is required for this position as it involves SCIF work.

Description:

This position supports the Dept. of Homeland Security in Arlington, VA providing a variety of tasks in support of the Office of the Chief of Staff, which centralizes all administrative functions across the National Risk Management Center (NRMC). The office of the chief of staff contains both the Executive Secretariat and the Chief of Operations. The ideal candidate for this role must have strong oral and written communications skills, ability to develop and maintain a filing system and task tracker, produce and distribute correspondence, and provide quality customer service supporting a variety of initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office required
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience as an executive assistant required
  • Experience working with executive-level management, including political appointees
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities at once
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communications and teamwork skills
  • Enjoys a team-oriented environment, but able to function independently
  • Takes ownership of projects and can prioritize assignments

 

Duties:

  • Demonstrate strong reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have keen attention to detail and ability to develop correspondence, emails and letters for senior government leaders
  • Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports and handling information requests
  • Support the management and tracking of internal and external taskers
  • Coordinate executive leaders and or team calendars
  • Arrange and coordinate travel for senior leaders, facilitate preparation of travel authorizations and vouchers
  • Assist with coordinating, planning, and facilitating senior leader meetings, offsites, or reviews, subject to all required DHS conference approvals and government review
  • Assist in the development and execution of workplace wellness initiatives
  • Supporting communication with project stakeholders to report
  • Prepare Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) for meetings, ensuring classified documents are secured, and other non-inherently governmental duties as assigned, directly related to the operations of the SCIF.

GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.

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