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Temporary Administrative Assistant

Temporary Administrative Assistant

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-DC
Category 
GHSI-III - Global Health Support Initiative III
Type 
Temporary Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.

                             

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

 

United States Agency for International Development, Office of General Counsel (USAID/GC)

 

Title:  Temporary Administrative Assistant

 

Period of Performance- 3 Months

 

Application Deadline:   Open until Filled

 

The Temporary Administrative Assistant performs a variety of both complex and routine administrative duties that are critical to the functioning of the Office of General Counsel.  The Assistant’s duties range from basic office tasks such as answering telephones, managing formal correspondence, to more complex tasks such as researching and summarizing information, reporting back on meetings, and providing input on special projects.  The individual must be motivated, proactive, organized and have strong interpersonal communications skills. Candidate must currently have a secret clearance which is required for the position.

 

The Assistant must rank tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines and handle several tasks simultaneously.  

 

BACKGROUND:

The Office of General Counsel supports USAID's mission by providing timely legal advice and by representing the Agency in all legal matters.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares travel Authorizations and Vouchers in E2, USAID’s travel software program and all associated actions including making travel arrangements with Duluth Travel Agency, coordinating country clearances, assisting with passports, etc.
  • Routine office work such as making telephone calls, responding to inquiries, answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, maintaining his/her calendar by scheduling appointments, etc. Incumbent personally responds to technical requests for information.
  • Uses word processing software and printing equipment to create and edit text. Uses database or spreadsheet software to revise, sort, calculate and retrieve data.
  • Searches for, assembles, and summarizes information from readily available files, documents and personnel. Material is organized and reports or responses to inquiries are prepared from this research.
  • Assists Administrative Officers with supply requisitions, storage, retrieval and delivery.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and at least 2 years of professional office experience. 
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills. 
  • Solid interpersonal, team working skills and resourceful.
  • Applicant must be proficient in Google, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Internet, Excel, Power Point, and other current technologies.
  • Candidates must be willing to work full-time. 
  • Must have a Secret security clearance which is required. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general information is critical.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is necessary. 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 

None

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.

 

Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com

 

Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.