Administrative Assistant

1 month ago(12/18/2017 1:18 PM)
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or the equivalent is required. In addition, Related Vocational Training plus a minimum of 3 years administrative or business experience, or a minimum 5 years of administrative or business experience is required.


Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.



  • Administrative work experience supporting an executive
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workloads in a business environment
  • Advanced computer skills using Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A demonstrated attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills and flexible work approach to ensure deadlines are always met and expectations are always managed
  • Ability to track with high accuracy a number of personnel related expiration dates to ensure continuity of operations, provide accountability for digital media, understanding of basic office supply logistics 
  • Comfortable with organizing both internal social events as well as hosting large external engagements with over 100 attendees to include arranging welcoming visitors, tracking visit requests, collecting basic metrics on attendees and presenting after action information briefings to leadership




  • High ability to exercise independent problem solving and decision making with a high degree of initiative and self-coordination
  • Experience arranging complex travel, meetings, catering, and general office organization


        Understand of a chain-of-custody environment, digital media types, and ability to track processing and routing of data or approvals in various phases            simultaneously


  • Familiarity with SpendMap a plus 
  • Experience providing basic tracking and ensuring accountability of equipment assigned to an organization






Responsibilities for this Position

   General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Administrative AssistantThe position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


Responsibilities include maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, coordinating conference rooms.  In addition, will be required to prepare and coordinate correspondence, assist with in-processing of new employees, maintain staff seating assignments/coordinate moves, and other tasks as needed.  Must maintain interpersonal relationships with employees at all levels of the organization and ensure leadership is aware of issues that require immediate attention.



Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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