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Provide administrative support to the Defense Systems program office staff. Duties include but are not limited to:
The selected applicant will be expected to work a consistent 8 hour day; Monday through Friday during standard business hours.
Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Software; specifically: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience with PeopleSoft, SharePoint and FilemakerPro or similar software a plus. Excellent organizational and communication skills required. Candidate must be team player and an independent thinker.
Requires high school diploma and up to 5 years of directly related experience or completion of two years of college. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.