Administrative Assistant III - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for an Administrative Assistant with a Secret clearance to support a dynamic program in Arlington (Rosslyn), VA.
The individual will work at SAIC site (and some telework) in support of a Department of Defense (DOD) Federal Advisory Committee providing administrative support and customer service in a professional manner. The candidate will assist with coordinating and planning practical aspects of meetings and assist in the execution of meetings, as well as perform office management tasks to include working with other organizations within SAIC to ensure meetings are setup for success.
Nature of work is highly customer service oriented with frequent interactions between senior DOD leaders, clients, and visitors. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinating logistics and serving as receptionist/registrar for high-level DOD related meetings hosted at SAIC facilities.
  • Working with SAIC’s Office of Security to ensure visitor clearances are received for meetings
  • Working with other SAIC components (security, facilities, IT, audio visual) to ensure meetings run smoothly.
  • Proficient with technology and ability to troubleshoot basic IT issues and work with SAIC IT professionals to solve wifi, laptop, printer, etc. issues – i.e., not be IT adverse.
  • Ordering catering and ensuring catered meals are set up in a clean, professional, and hospitable way.
  • Providing support to ensure efficient operations in the office.
  • Exhibiting polite and professional communications


  • Minimum five years working as an executive assistant or high level administrative assistant with a HS Diploma
  • Familiarity with the Department of Defense and its processes
  • Experience in office management and associated logistics
  • Proficiency with Excel, Power Point and MS Word.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Collaborative and team player (we work as a team)
  • Active TS/SCI

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.