Company:      Dexis Professional Services
Location :      Washington, DC
Post Date:      Aug 01,2020

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About Us:

Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise? At DPS, you will experience a corporate culture of collaboration, equality, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded. Join a growing, dynamic company as we continue to expand our portfolio.

Assignment areas include:

General Clerk I (Clerk 1)

At a minimum the Clerk 1 duties includes following a few clearly detailed procedures in performing simple repetitive tasks in the same sequence, such as aide in laboratory/clinical center, filing precoded documents in a chronological file or operating office equipment, e.g., scanner, photocopier, or printer. A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required.

General Clerk II (Clerk 2)

Follows a number of specific procedures in completing several repetitive clerical steps performed in a prescribed or slightly varied sequence, such as coding and filing documents in an extensive alphabetical file, data entry, simple posting to individual accounts, opening mail, running mail through metering machines, and calculating and posting charges to departmental accounts. A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required.

Administrative Assistant 1 (Admin 1)

The Admin 1 performs administrative functions. Duties include generic clerical skills such as greeting and directing visitors, fielding phone calls, scheduling meetings, responding to callers, taking minutes, composing memos, transcribing, developing presentations, generating reports, and monitoring invoices and expense reports. Must have basic computer skills to conduct internet research and perform data entry. Additional duties may include filing and faxing. A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required.

Administrative Assistant 2 (Admin 2)

In addition to the skills defined under the Admin 1 level category, the Admin 2 performs administrative and office support activities that require an ability to multi-task and assist multiple NIH employees at once. More advanced computer skills are required as the assistant will be required to perform word processing, spreadsheet management, and conduct more advanced internet research. Also, reviewing and disseminating memorandums to staff; conducting document control for routing through offices; preparing purchase requests for small purchases, reviewing draft policies, standard operating procedures, and memorandums for grammar and format; coordinating travel and submitting data into the NIH travel system; compiling equipment requirements for office staff (e.g., laptops, printers, monitors); preparing training requests; and preparing matrices of office needs. Staff in this category must have a minimum of a high school diploma and two (2) years of related work experience.

Senior Administrative Assistant (Admin 3)
In addition to the skills defined under the Admin 2 level category, the senior administrative assistant is expected to perform more complex administrative tasks and will typically be supporting senior-level staff. Responsibilities include those described for the administrative assistant but require more work experience within each function. Advanced computer skills and internet research skills are required. The position requires the assistant to perform a variety of administrative functions such as creating and analyzing written documents for dissemination to leadership, compiling information for outside inquiries and reports, and developing and maintaining tracking tools to be used for reporting data. .A high level of creativity is expected. Prior work in a scientific research environment for a large Federal agency, as well as a firm knowledge of business administration is desired. A college degree or a high school diploma and four (4) years of related work experience are required for this position.

Executive Assistant (Admin 4)
The executive assistant performs administrative duties for executive management and relieves them of administrative functions in order to increase the time an executive has available for executive level responsibilities. This position requires the ability to perform all tasks of the other positions but requires advanced computer and internet research skills. May handle a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving the clerical and administrative function of the office. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Candidate should have the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff. Prior experience in a scientific research environment for a large Federal agency is preferred. A comprehensive understanding of NIH, its organization and culture is also desired. A college degree and four (4) years of related work experience or a high school diploma and eight (8) years of related work experience are required.


  • Prior experience working for the US government
  • Excellent communications and customer service skills

At Dexis Professional Services (DPS) we align ourselves with the core values of our parent company, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis). Ingenuity, Integrity, Investment in People-these are the guiding principles of our culture. We empower our staff to work together with colleagues at all levels and be part of the decision-making process; we create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. We’re committed to excellence in institutional support and staff augmentation in the global development arena. As a DPS employee, we will challenge you, we will empower you, and we will mentor you.

If you are passionate about this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the apply for this job online button.

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview. DPS is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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