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Job #: R-00027887
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Administrative Assistant, in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Information Technology (IT) program.

The Army Corps of Engineers – Information Technology (ACE-IT) provides secure enterprise-wide IT and information management support services to more than 37,000 USACE end users located throughout the Continental U.S. (CONUS) and outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS). ACE-IT is the enterprise IT service delivery team for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, supporting mission requirements using a site-specific support model aligned along the USACE Regional Business Centers. 

ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services. Leidos is actively seeking personnel to support USACE headquarters locations in Washington, DC; Vicksburg, MS; Huntsville, AL; and Hillsboro, OR; across other USACE locations; and virtual positions.

The Administrative Assistance, located in Huntsville, AL, will manage activities contributing to the successful day to day functions and administrative needs of the Program Management team. 

This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated office management expertise, superior professional demeanor, and the ability to learn and accomplish a wide variety of day-to-day responsibilities that will ensure the program success. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position. Key attributes include initiative as well as critical thinking to identify and prioritize actions to assist the Program Managers and team to be successful in achieving program goals. 

Primary Responsibilities 
Coordinate program office management activities including program managers’ schedules, meetings, correspondence, travel arrangements, records management, and other office duties as assigned. 
Communicate effectively to internal and external program partners in writing, on the phone, and in person to assist the Program Management team in accomplishing program related decisions. 
Prepare and distribute office correspondence, briefings, visit requests, reports as needed and other office documents as required. 
Coordinate on-boarding/off-boarding of staff. 
Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copy machines and fax machines 
Maintain office supplies by checking inventory and ordering items 
Respond to questions and requests for information 
Answer incoming calls and assume other administrative duties when needed 
Provide general support to visitors 
Manage calendar for Program Managers. 
Plan meetings and take minutes as appropriate 
Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports 
Submit and reconcile expense reports 
Create and develop visual presentations 

Provide support for CDRL's (review, posting, etc.)

Other duties as assigned 


• Ability to obtain a Secret clearance 
• High School diploma 
• Minimum of 4 years of administrative experience. 
• Skills in independently resolving issues in a manner that promotes program goals. 
• Demonstrated persistence in following-through on action items and open issues to full closure. 
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and SharePoint). 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
• Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment 
• Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines 
• Skills in independently resolving issues in a manner that promotes program goals. 

Preferred Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s degree. 
• Related experience in a government, DOE, or military office. 

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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