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Cleared Administrative Assistant III - SSD

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space. At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe. This impactful Administrative Specialist III position provides value added and comprehensive administrative support to the Space Enterprise and Warfighting Division/Space Security Directorate leadership team (Principal Director, Systems Directors) as well as other managers within the Division, and Members of Technical Staff (MTS). As an integral member of the SEWD team and focal point for the Space Security Directorate, the individual contributes to resolving problems quickly, takes ownership of processes and procedures, and works closely with leaders, colleagues, and customers to ensure the directorate runs smoothly and meets internal/external deadlines. This position requires regular work in the office, in classified spaces at our Colorado Springs, CO location. What You'll Be Doing: Providing strategic calendar support for PD and other directorate managers Coordinating and executing special projects Tracking action items Collecting and maintaining corporate and customer reports/deliverables (collecting, compiling, editing, and publishing via AeroReports) Collaborating with other SEWD administrative assistants to achieve coverage and increase efficiency Ordering s office supplies. Monitoring s printers and copiers for supplies and maintenance Coordinating travel and administering s travel expense reports Coordinating events and complex meetings by reserving conference rooms, resolving visitor or group issues using an understanding of Aerospace policies and procedures; planning for food and/or catering, shopping when needed, coordinating deliveries, set-up, and keeping careful track of landing fees Serving as a Functional Time Administrator (FTA), auditing and processing timesheets, learning and maintaining knowledge of applicable policies Regularly interacting with Aerospace executives, senior leaders, and customers. What You'll Need to Be Successful: Current TS/SCI clearance and the ability and willingness to obtain SAP/SAR accesses Ten years of applicable administrative experience High school diploma or equivalent Strong oral and written communications skills Accuracy, organization, dependability, promptness, and flexibility with assignments Knowledge of corporate policies, practices and procedures for travel and timekeeping Experience with computer and technical skills, especially Microsoft Office applications to include Outlook, Skype/Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and SharePoint Self-starter and independent learner with strong desire to help others Ability to work under deadlines of multiple projects Ability to collaborate well and team with other administrative personnel across the enterprise How You Can Stand Out: Ability to be assertive and take ownership of projects and lead to successful completion Current SAP/SAR accesses Comfort working with ambiguous direction Ability to lean forward and anticipate needs Ability to communicate clearly Ability to problem solve autonomously Grade-Based Pay Range (Min - Mid - Max) Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits. Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include: Comprehensive health care and wellness plans Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire Flexible spending accounts Variable pay program for exceptional contributions Relocation assistance Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career Education assistance programs An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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