Protocol Administrative Assistant, Intermediate

General Dynamics Information Technology (
Administrative Support


  full-time   employee

North Yorkshire

YO51 9HL
United States

** This is for a proposal opportunity.**

**Position requires an in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**

The Administrative Assistant position performs a variety of Administrative duties providing mission support in one or more functions or business areas within the customer directorates. The nature of Administrative Assistant work varies from transactional in nature and requires general knowledge of basic Administrative processes to moderately complex and very complex tasks which demands a high degree of autonomy and latitude in planning; organizing; and decision making to fulfill work requirements.


? Experience with Protocol and Precedence

? Greet and escort visitors

? Maintain tracking records and filing systems; archive files

? Compose written communication in response to complex customer queries

? Coordinate scheduling; organizing; and execution of meetings; events; conferences; and off-sites

? Maintain a schedule of appointments for a manager or office

? Answer routine telephone calls; direct calls and take messages

? Retrieve; sort; and distribute incoming mail; newspapers; faxes; and other publications/documents

? Arrange for the delivery of outgoing mail/packages with the mailroom

? Prepare travel/training arrangements and process travel/training accounting/vouchers for the program office

? Draft; proofread; edit and coordinate correspondence

? Perform research and retrieve information from databases and other resources

? Maintain; update and serve as focal point for databases or spreadsheets

? Assist in planning; scheduling; organizing; and execution of meetings; events; conferences; and off-sites

? Participate in meetings and events: may serve as recorder and may present position-related information

? Prepare access rosters and request security clearance transfers

? Assist in ordering supplies/equipment and arranging for office equipment repairs

? Perform Administrative back up support for other offices

? Recommend innovative processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the office

? Prepare routine status reports and track office-related metrics

? Manage routine website content updates and coordinate more complex website changes with webmaster

? Attend meetings; events; and forums

? Support TIER actions; assign actions to the appropriate divisions or branches; follow up on actions; coordinate responses in a non-conflicted manner for senior management review; provide status reports; and participate at customer-wide TIER meetings

Associates Degree in a related business discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training; or work experience.

3-5 years of related Administrative experience.

? Ability to communicate effectively and concisely using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience

? Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality

? Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and standard computer applications

? Knowledge of proper English usage; spelling; grammar; punctuation and sentence structure to ensure that written materials prepared and reviewed are complete; succinct; and formatted correctly

? Experience with protocol and precedence; IC/DoD structure; regulations; directives; and policies

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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