Directorate Executive Assistant

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7102544 (Ref:413550)

Posted: June 8, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Provides administrative support to the Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Nuclear Technology and National Security (NTNS). Exercises sound judgment and independent initiative, handles the day-to-day operations and workflow of the ALD`s office. Performs a wide variety of administrative and general support duties often of a highly sensitive nature. Effectively communicates the transfer of verbal and written information; arranges and provides support at meetings, conferences, and workshops. Responsibilities may include coordinating and scheduling meetings, preparing domestic and international travel arrangements, compiling, and formatting presentations, and planning and coordinating onsite visits or workshops.

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of secretarial science, office practices, record-keeping procedures, English grammar, and usage.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory and Directorate policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workloads, handle multiple assignments for multiple areas, manage time, and the ingenuity and creativity to solve problems independently.
  • Oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills when interacting and communicating with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Skill in scheduling appointments, arranging meetings, planning workshops and conferences, and coordinating onsite visits of others.
  • Skill in reports preparation and correspondence and in communicating both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in proofreading and editing reports and composing correspondence.
  • Knowledge of one or more word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software application packages.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and the technical terminology used in scientific and engineering activities.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
     

Other:

  • This level of knowledge and skill is typically achieved through a high school & 10+ years of relevant experience or Associates Degree 8+ years of relevant experience.

Job Family

Support Administrative (SA)

Job Profile

Administrative Support 4

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job posting number:#7102544 (Ref:413550)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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