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Job #: R-00070851
Location: Remote, United States
Category: SCA Secretarial
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Administrative Project Assistant to join Project Management team that plans, leads, and executes a diverse portfolio of projects for the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Antarctic Program (USAP).

Location: 100% telework

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Scheduling and arranging virtual meetings on Teams, Zoom and other platforms.
  • Managing, scheduling and arranging virtual meetings on Teams, Zoom and other platforms and take meeting minutes.
  • Document control within server folders, SharePoint and revision tracking.
  • Assist with compiling program execution metrics and data entry.
  • Facilitating correspondence and communication including preparing briefings, memos, and correspondence.
  • Perform other general administrative duties requested by your supervisor or Managers.
  • Undertake special projects or request, as necessary.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as working with others in a team environment assisting when necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network effectively with peers.
  • Self-driven individual that needs little supervision in accomplishing tasks and determining best course of action.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and 3+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • A strong background in proofreading, grammar and formatting with a strong attention to details to develop a project execution plan; process and input edits from multiple sources.
  • Working hours generally consistent with Pacific or Mountain time zones and can support some flexibility, but will also require occasional after hours support. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint (or other similar document flowing platforms).
  • Be able to multi-task, change gears quickly, and immediate execute emergency requests.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as SharePoint administrator.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification (Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint) or equivalent.
  • Experience initiating, coordinating and facilitating in-person and virtual conferences.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in marine industry.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in document control.

This role is covered by the Service Contract Act. The pay range for this position will be $23.00 per hour to $24.50 per hour.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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