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Senior Executive Assistant - 27810 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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    Arlington, VA
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Job Description


Alion is looking for a Sr. Executive Assistant to work in Arlington, VA.  This position supports senior DoD leadership within the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).  The candidate will directly support high-ranking Federal Government Senior Executives and interact with DoD Flag / General Officers and their support staffs. 


  • Manage and maintain the complex calendars and schedules of USD(R&E) senior personnel, and resolve conflicting priorities and orchestrate changes to the calendar, as required, that may include coordination, verification, and scheduling of meetings with senior government personnel, congressional members and staff, industry, and academia personnel.
  • Answer the telephone, take messages and/or refer calls to other individuals, as appropriate within the USD(R&E) organization; Receive, coordinate, and respond to invitations received by the USD(R&E).
  • Plan, coordinate, and confirm logistical support (transportation, badges, security clearance paperwork, audio visual support, and etc. for meetings held in conjunction with the USD(R&E) activities; escort, greet, and provide information supporting visits to the USD(R&E).
  • Provide a daily read-ahead book with information for the next day and next week activities for the USD(R&E) prior to the end of the duty day; maintain electronic copies, and paper as directed by the Government, of files of all office documents including letters, memos, reports, and briefings.
  • Coordinate office administrative functions including office security administration, office space management, processing security clearance and visit requests for OUSD(R&E) personnel and visitors, scheduling office events and ordering supplies. Should have experience in administrative support and working knowledge of DoD security procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of five (5) years of recent and relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  At the discretion of the Government, specialized experience including military or industry executive assistant experience may be substituted in lieu of specific educational requirements
  • Top Secret – ability to obtain and maintain SCI.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and skills in providing Executive Level Administrative Assistant support to high-ranking Federal Government Senior Executive or DoD Flag / General Officers is highly preferred. 
  • Active TS/SCI preferred.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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