Administrative Specialist III *Secret Clearance Required*

Alakaina Family Of Companies Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD 21005

Posted 2 months ago

Kapili Government Services, LLC is looking for a qualified Administrative Specialist III to support a DoD contract in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD .

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, customize, prepare, and maintain presentations, briefing charts, and documents using computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite), websites, graphical elements, scanned photos, and other presentation materials. Review and modify correspondence for internal consistency and conformance.

  • Maintain and update the calendar of the Government office manager within the specialist's assigned branch(s) using computer software by making appointments and arranging meetings, based on the manager's schedule and current issues.

  • Coordinate and support meetings and special events for the organization to include coordinating all amenities, accommodations, visit requests, and collection of funds. Schedule accommodations for meetings, record lunch requests for meetings with outside guests notify attendees, coordinate Video Teleconference Conference requirements, and handle any other special requirements for meetings/conferences/projects (reserve parking spaces, directional signs, registration desk, name plates, table tents, etc.).

  • Obtain and deliver read ahead material for office manager's scheduled meetings and distribute to attendees.

  • Prepare travel orders; arrange travel and lodging arrangements; arrange and coordinate a schedule for visits.

  • Maintain conference room reservation schedules for the purpose of coordinating meetings, visits and appointments.

  • Enter data and maintain office databases such as organizational charts, personnel accountability, travel, training, and budget. Enter and maintain professional data in the eARL metrics database. Serve as records manager and maintain office files in accordance with Army Records Information Management System (ARIMS) for auditing purposes.

  • Collect, review, archive forms (such as leave requests, employee work schedules, and telework applications), and enter data into the timekeeping system for branch chief review.

  • Coordinate, define structure and organize electronic materials, presentations and documents using databases, servers and SharePoint sites.

  • Prepare property turn-ins and requisition orders (including IT Approval System (ITAS) waivers).

  • Prepare, review and process training requests, travel orders, travel vouchers, conference requests, personnel related documents, and technical report staffing for conformance to policy and procedures prior to the appropriate authoritative signature.

  • Gather and organize completed personnel documents and delivering completed document packages for personnel actions to include civilians, contractors, students, guest researchers, post-doctoral researchers, fellows, etc.

  • Respond to administrative queries and taskers by the established deadline.

  • Keep accurate records of final disposition of each action and inform the respective action officer of results.

  • Receive and screen visitors and phone calls. Professionally answer office manager telephone line, take messages, and refer calls and visitors to appropriate staff.

  • Operate shared office equipment, to include copy machine, scanners, facsimile machine, computers, printers, and shredders, and as needed submit repair requests.

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures and Internal Operating Procedures related to duties such as personnel accountability, security, and safety.

  • Prepare and review correspondence (e.g., minutes, information papers, reports, queries, taskers) for grammatical errors, proper tone, accuracy, clarity, and formatting; make corrections and retypes as necessary.

  • Utilize existing financial and business systems such as General Fund Enterprise Business System in roles such as Business Intelligence(BI) Budget Reporter, Purchase Requisition Processor and BI Managerial Reporter to enter data for purchase requests (PRs), Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs) and transfer of funds.

  • Interface with branch, division or directorate personnel to develop and coordinate purchase request information and data needed to execute purchase requests within GFEBS.

  • Participate as a member of Integrated Product Team (IPTs) or groups developing changes or improvements to administrative processes and procedures.

  • Disseminate information and provide guidance to staff and administrative personnel in subordinate offices for clerical and administrative matters to ensure compliance with procedural requirements and instructions. Review and revise administrative procedures (SOPs and IOPs) and policies for standardization.

  • Train subordinate contractual administrative staff (when necessary) on the standard databases, SOPs, and IOPs. Serve as the office administrative point of contact for internal and external non-technical and administrative requests or taskers.

  • Participate in administrative aspects of mission-essential projects from inception to completion, which may include project schedules and reviews, status reports, milestone reviews, and assess cost-benefit analyses.

  • Facilitate and coordinate procedural issues surrounding projects to include planning and budgeting time, materials, and resources for approval by ARL personnel according to established ARL or Army policy.

  • Perform duties of the Administrative Specialist I and II.

  • Provide administrative support to executive or equivalent level personnel.

  • Participate or support organizational projects which may include project schedules and reviews, status reports, milestone reviews, and cost-benefit analysis.

  • Facilitate and coordinate procedural issues surrounding projects to include planning and budgeting time, materials, and resources for approval by ARL personnel according to SOPs or IOPs.

  • Serve as office administrative point of contact for non-technical and administrative requests in response to higher headquarters.

  • Plan and coordinate administrative and technical training and developmental opportunities.

  • Review and analyze administrative policies; clarify complex and confusing guidelines.

  • Create and maintain multiple office databases.

Degree/Education/Certification Requirements

  • A minimum of one (1) year of specialized experience as an Administrative Specialist II or in a comparable job description.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external organizations.

  • Ability to interpret, implement, and provide guidance in support of SOPs and IOPs.

  • Ability to research and gather information; verify and analyze data.

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external organizations.

Ability to interpret, implement, and provide guidance in support of SOPs and IOPs.

Ability to research and gather information; verify and analyze data.

Experience using current business management tools and databases such as eARL, GFEBS, ATAAPS, DTS, or any successor systems is preferred." />

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Proficient us of Microsoft Office Suite." />

Desired Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate shall sustain adequate coverage of all positions during contract performance.

  • The ideal candidate is responsible for providing the necessary training required to provide employees capable of performing the required tasks and shall provide the necessary training support to employees as needed.

  • Experience using current business management tools and databases such as eARL, GFEBS, ATAAPS, DTS, or any successor systems is preferred.

  • Familiarity with SharePoint is preferred.

Kapili Government Services, LLC is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. Kapili Government Services is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.

The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Keaki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kpono Government Services, and Kapili Services, Pookela Solutions, Kkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alakaina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

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