Administrative Assistant

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

Dewberry Lanham, MD

Lanham, MD
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Dewberry is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Lanham, MD office who is energetic, organized, a self starter, friendly and easy for people to work with. The successful candidate will provide office administrative operations, work on proposals and assist with compiling data for management review. The position requires an in-depth knowledge of business unit/operations practices and structure. The Administrative Assistant must be capable of performing program support functions; such as archiving and retrieving data, responding to incoming calls and emails, preparing standardization correspondence, and performing PC oriented tasks. Proven proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required.","Creating and preparing a variety of reports and presentations in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Preparing materials for meetings (agendas, presentations, documents, notes)
Meeting and event coordination
Handling sensitive information with complete discretion
Strong presentation, execution and analysis skills
Organization and communication skills, problem solving capabilities and resourcefulness
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Business and customer focused
Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines
Collaborate well with others
Greet guests and employees who come on location. Act as the point of contact for all deliveries, maintenance repairs and client pick-ups.
Maintain conference rooms. Schedule meetings and keep organized. Provide food and beverage services during meetings. Set up WebEx meetings and send reminders.
Prepare NDX/FedEx labels/packages. Assemble large volume mailers for Project Manager's.
Assist with seasonal mailings. Sort mail and deliver faxes.
Human Resource Coordination. Set up orientation sessions for new employees. Perform tasks which provide new staff with introductory experience and familiarization with company/office policies and procedures
Archive projects to Iron Mountain/Accutrac
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft SharePoint
Other administrative tasks as assigned

High school diploma required, Bachelor's degree preferred
2 years of experience in the field or in a related area required.
Expert level knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook required
Basic knowledge of MS Access preferred
Ability to work independently while following instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
The ability to learn and rapidly become proficient in; JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Deltek Vision, and other Dewberry-specific software programs

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.