Administrative Assistant

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Nov 05, 2021
Function
Administrative
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is seeking an administrative assistant to join the Statistics and Evaluation Sciences unit. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional who is comfortable handling multiple and varied tasks in support of our office as well as our projects to help ensure efficient and smooth day-to-day operations. Position will work with Vice Presidents, Associate Directors, Project Managers, Lead Admin, and Administrative Team. Candidates must be organized, detail-oriented, ability to take initiative, and be a multi-tasker.
 
Responsibilities:
• Support with documentation, project specifications, and write up of requirements
• Quality control support, reviewing resolution of issues from issue tracker
• Recording minutes in meetings 
• Filling out request forms (508 testing, servers, security scans, special use software, etc)
• Provide status updates to projects 
• Keeping track of web logins and request renewed credentials as needed
• Content editing support 
• Support for IxD studio staff as needed
 
 Basic qualifications:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Time management skills
• Detail oriented
• Strong organizational skills
• Administrative experience
 
This assignment is a temporary hourly position working on-site at Westat in Rockville, Maryland. May require travel between Westat locations. Benefits are based on hours worked and tenure.
 
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.