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Argonne National Laboratory Office Assistant in Lemont, Illinois

Office Assistant

Requisition Number: 410187 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Administrative Support Division: CLS-Computing, Environment and Life Sciences

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): SA2 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Performs a variety of administrative activities and tasks as part of the Computing, Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) – Shared Services administrative support team. Assignments may include researching, compiling, tracking, and analyzing data and information from multiple sources, preparing travel arrangements and expense reports, preparing correspondence and reports. May utilize various types of software to compile and generate reports, spreadsheets. May recommend processes to enhance workflow. Provides data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures. Requires a broad working knowledge of departmental and laboratory policies and practices. Provides administrative support for division meetings, conferences, and workshops, as required.

  • Considerable analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve problems with incomplete or conflicting data.
  • Skill in setting work priorities and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects for multiple people and achieve desired goals within time frames.
  • Considerable interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and ability to interact diplomatically and tactfully with people at all levels both within and outside the laboratory.
  • Ability to adapt to new procedures and technology.
  • Considerable knowledge of DOE and ANL policy, procedures, and organization.
  • Ability to become fully proficient with Argonne business process tools (e.g. GetThere, XM, PANDA, AMOS, Paris, Xink).
  • Knowledge of technical terminology used in divisional activities.
  • Considerable knowledge of complex DOE/ANL regulations of Foreign Visits and Assignments Program (FAVOR) as it relates to computer accounts.
  • Provides administrative support for division meetings, conferences, and workshops, as required.

SA: 2 High school and 4+ years of related experience, or equivalent

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