Administrative Assistant - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team in Alexandria, VA to provide exceptional support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to government leaders in the Department of Defense. Administrative support tasks shall encompass a full range of moderate to complex administrative assignments involving use of judgement and discretion. The Administrative Assistant provides a wide variety of general administrative, secretarial/clerical, and office functions for the government. The individual will also provide travel planning and management through the Defense Travel System (DTS).

General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and preparing travel arrangements and reimbursements in the Defense Travel System (DTS).

  • Coordinating travel requirements to include local, domestic and international destinations.

  • Organizing, coordinating, and assisting with conferences, meetings, seminars, and other events.

  • Maintaining schedules, appointments, meetings, and calendars for customer Program Managers.

  • Write meeting minutes.

  • Coordinating routing of documents that require government signatures.

  • As needed, managing front desk operations such as, answering multiple phone lines, greeting visitors, escorting, performing check-in and check-out procedures for cleared individuals.

Mandatory Skills Requirements: 

  • At least 5 years of administrative support experience in a Department of Defense office for multiple persons.

  • At least 2 years of continuous and recent travel support including domestic and international using the Defense Travel System (DTS).

  • Creating and conducting audit level reviews of travel authorizations and expense reports in DTS.

  • Knowledge of the DoD Joint Travel Regulations (JTR).

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Active Secret clearance.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with the DoD’s Aircraft and Personnel Automated Clearance System (APACS).

  • Experience with the Department of State’s eCountry Clearance (eCC) systems.

  • Experience as a Lead Defense Travel Administrator (LDTA) or Non DTS Entry Agent (NDEA) is a plus.

  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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