Chief Administrative Officer

Washington, D.C
Jan 27, 2023
Feb 04, 2023
Executive, Chief
Full Time

  • develop and direct strategies to ensure the agency employs, develops, and retains the best talent available;
  • shape policy and procedures to support agency efficiency;
  • maintain a continual improvement strategy that includes detailed documentation of standard operating procedures and routine reviews/updates of policies, procedures and other documentation;
  • ensure key information on office operations and policies is readily available to staff;
  • collaborate with the CFO and COO in development of the administrative resources and expenditures annual budget;
  • ensure the agency meets and maintains regulatory and compliance requirements;
  • serve as the agency EEOC officer;
  • guide agency diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) strategies and implementation;
  • support agency public meeting preparation and execution;
  • oversee agency day-to-day human resources and office support activities;
  • ensure employee performance reviews are conducted on-time and historical information is provided to supervisors to support the reviews;
  • certify time and attendance via the agency timesheet application;
  • represent MACPAC in meetings with other government agencies and vendors;
  • coordinate with MACPAC staff when administrative decisions and policies cross functional lines;
  • liaise with building management to ensure appropriate maintenance and security of office space to meet organizational needs;
  • understand and be able to perform human resources and day-to-day office support as backup to the operations assistant; and
  • perform other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment .


Knowledge and Skills
In order to perform the major duties listed above, the senior administrative officer must have:
  • knowledge of administrative and operational procedures;
  • familiarity with federal rules, regulations, forms, and processes as they apply to human resources and travel;
  • experience creating and implementing continual improvement strategies;
  • strong oral and written communications skills;
  • ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing responsibilities and tasks;
  • ability to accomplish tasks in a timely, accurate manner;
  • an orientation toward problem solving, teamwork, and accountability; and
  • willingness to engage in learning and development.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, public administration or related field.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience in human resources and facilities management.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP is preferred.