1+ months

NIF&PS Administrative Specialist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for Administrative Specialist. You will perform a full range of complex and difficult administrative assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and multiple conflicting priorities. This position is in the Systems Engineering Group within the National Ignition Facility & Photon Sciences (NIF&PS) Principal Associate Directorate.

Essential Duties
- Represent management in daily matters, gathering, clarifying and disseminating information including serving as a resource in administrative matters and on organization policies and procedures.
- Coordinate, select and compile data from multi sources for complex reporting and presentations.
- Arrange complex domestic and international travel and itineraries, schedule appointments, and maintain complex calendars independently, under minimal supervision.
- Screen telephone calls, independently answer inquiries and resolve problems that may be of broad scope and complexity, make appropriate referrals, follow through on requests; review, prioritize, and disseminate incoming mail.
- Coordinate internal and external visits, including preparation of agendas, coordinating schedules, possible foreign national paperwork, badge requests, and information dissemination.- Prepare, review, and/or compose administrative material (including items that may be sensitive in nature) on own initiative for management signature and independently track action items, ensuring timely flow of paperwork.
- Establish, maintain, and improve multifaceted databases, spreadsheets, files, and tracking systems.
- Identify and make recommendations for process improvements, developing and implementing new techniques and procedures as appropriate while interpreting institutional and organizational policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- Advanced level administrative knowledge and experience including accurate keyboarding, editing, grammar, and proofreading skills; advanced knowledge of office procedures, techniques, and methods.
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and follow through required to complete complex projects including ability to work with sensitive administrative material while evaluating priorities and setting goals.
- Experience working under minimal supervision, in an environment of rapidly changing and conflicting priorities, deadlines, and frequent interruptions.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills necessary to interact with a diverse workforce and represent the organization with all levels of management, internal and external to the Laboratory, using a high level of tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
- Advanced level decision making skill to independently solve problems of broad scope and complexity, including identifying and making recommendations for process improvements, developing and implementing new techniques and procedures.
- Advanced computer skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, database and calendaring software, and the ability to learn new software quickly.
- Experience arranging complex domestic and/or foreign travel.
- Advanced knowledge of office procedures, techniques, and methods, including advanced problem solving and decision-making skills to anticipate, identify, and independently recommend appropriate actions and solutions to complex administrative problems.
- Ability to be flexible and discreet in handling sensitive and complex issues, and experience working effectively as a team member as well as independently under minimal supervision.

Desired Qualifications
- Knowledge of LLNL administrative policies, procedures, techniques, and methods.
- Experience with the Laboratorys FTS, VTS, LITE, LEAP, LAPIS, LTRAIN, Cliqbook, ePay, and eCaps systems.
- Experience working in a classified environment and handling classified documents.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-10-01

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