Office Assistant

ASIS International
Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 26, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time


ASIS International, a professional membership organization located in Alexandria, VA with 34,000 global members, is seeking an Office Assistant. This is an ideal entry level role, particularly for anyone interested in beginning a career in the association industry. Come be a part of an organization that supports a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information.

The Office Assistant will support front desk and mail room operations and will act as the first point of contact for all members and guests visiting the HQ offices. Responsibilities include ensuring that all reception desk and mail room responsibilities are completed accurately, and delivered with high quality in a timely manner, as well as providing other administrative support for the Member Services Department. 


This position requires a high school diploma and at least one-year related experience in either a receptionist or other customer service roll, or equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrate the necessary skills and abilities required for the position.  Preferred candidates will possess an associate degree from a community or technical/business college with two to four years related on the job experience.

To perform this job successfully an individual must have strong customer service orientation and organizational skills; active listening skills; strong interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and interpret documents such as membership applications, renewal surveys, and policies & procedures.  Ability to effectively communicate verbally with members, staff and/or potential members over the phone, in person, and/or via e-mail a must. Computer skills: must have a working knowledge of office e-mail and word processing software such as Outlook and Word.

ASIS offers an excellent employee benefits package including a rich health insurance plan, and generous 401(k) and paid time-off programs. EOE/M/F/D/V