Jr. Program Operations Support Specialist

Cherokee Nation Businesses
Falls Church, VA
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 10, 2022
Full Time
Jr. Program Operations Support Specialist, Falls Church, VA Join the team who values your skills and expertise. From intelligence and cybersecurity to vulnerability assessment and mission assurance, Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) brings experience and results. Building on a reputation as a dedicated, disciplined and tightly-knit organization, CNSP supports DOD and other federal clients in their critical, strategic and operational programs. CNSP is looking for qualified talent to give our clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you. Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs is part of Cherokee Federal - a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com. SUMMARY Provides programmatic and technical support for the Defense Health Agency, Clinical Support Division. Provides professional consultative services including administrative support, management studies, meeting support, and preparation of responses to federal agencies, reports, and official correspondence. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Includes the following: Engages and communicates (written and verbally) with senior executive leaders within the MHS governance structure on a regular basis. Provides direct support to key government leaders for task execution and management including scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, logistics, preparing agendas and meeting minutes, tracking action items and due outs, collecting and preparing read-aheads, developing executive action/decision packages, as well as memorandums of support or agreement, standard operating procedures or manuals, and/or DoD or HA/DHA issuances. Assists in the preparation and of correspondence and task packages received through the Task Management Tool (TMT) to ensure proper routing, coordination, and progress tracking across multiple levels within DHA/HA while keeping Action Officers informed. Provides CSD Defense Travel System (DTS) administrator services to include preparing and adjudicate travel orders for CSD staff members. Assists in the preparation of reports and letters to external organizations, including Congress and special interest groups. Assists the workstream lead with collecting the necessary data and information to be used for drafting testimony for congressional subcommittees concerning clinical matters of the Military Health System. Source material shall come from internal research, DoD publications and published literature. Coordinates and manages other projects and tasks to ensure timely program delivery. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY No supervisory or management authority. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. One (1) to four (4) years of experience in office administration or operations is preferred. Experience supporting the Federal Government or Department of Defense, or the Defense Health Agency experience is highly preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability and desire to work with a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment is required. Good organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Skill in providing meeting support to include scheduling/coordination, preparing associated documents, and adjudicating meeting minutes is required. Skill in coordinating official government travel utilizing the Defense Travel System (DTS) is highly preferred. Skill using Task Management Tool (TMT) is preferred. US Citizenship and DoD government security clearance NACI required. The ability to successfully pass as drug screen and a federal background check is mandatory. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office environment. Estimated Starting Salary Range: $ 50,000.00 - $ 65,000.00 annually CNSP offers a competitive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans for regular full-time employees, 401(k) with 100% match up to 6%, life insurance, paid time off and more. Paid sick leave is provided in accordance with applicable law. Cherokee Federal has suspended it's COVID mandate. However it's important to note that Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in US Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates Covid vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently not subject to enforcement by the Federal government. Therefore, Cherokee Federal has suspended application of the mandate and continues to monitor the government's guidance on administration of any vaccine requirement. ABOUT THE TEAM Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the US As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics. Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 US territories. Why Cherokee Federal? Visit cherokee-federal.com to learn why you should join our team! Compliance Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation.. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications. For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays - Thursdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com. Please do not send an email for job application follow-up or staffing advertisement/request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or job applications. #CNSP #CherokeeFederal #LI-AA1

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