Administrative Assistant
The Marlin Alliance - San Diego, CA

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The Marlin Alliance, Inc. is seeking an Administrative Assistant in San Diego, CA. The candidate will provide administrative support for executive management clients. He/she will exercise independent judgment in the resolution of administrative issues, and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little or no supervision.
This position is contingent upon award of contract. Anticipated travel is minimal (< 25%). Salary is commensurate with experience. The candidate must have or be able to obtain a Secret clearance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manage executive calendar. Interact with internal and external executives and assistants to schedule variety of business meetings. Handle incoming and outgoing phone and electronic communications on behalf of executive management. Route incoming calls to appropriate party quickly and efficiently. Coordinate travel arrangements and reservations for executive management, as required. Independently create well-organized, grammatically correct memos and reports for distribution to members of various departments. Analyze unit operating practices such as record keeping systems, forms control, office layout, and personnel requirements. Create new systems or revises established procedures. Assist with special events planning. Use various software applications such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical tools, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and reports for executive audiences. Maintain highest level of confidentiality. Exercise administrative judgment. Assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results impacting staff, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
Other Duties & Responsibilities Provide monthly progress reports and identify potential growth opportunities to the designated Program Manager. Perform other duties as assigned by the client or Program Manager.
Work Environment and Mental/Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Typical office environment with no unusual hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Constant sitting while using the computer terminal. Constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents. Constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication. Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching may be required. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Constant use of mental alertness. Frequent work under deadlines.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills) High School Diploma or GED is required, Bachelor's degree is preferred. Three or more years of experience as an administrative assistant is required. Five or more years of experience as an executive assistant in a C-level setting in preferred. Experience with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) is preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required. Excellent workload management, interpersonal, oral and written communications, and proofreading and editing skills are required. An active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain one is required. Must reside in the San Diego area or be willing to relocate at own expense (no relocation funds will be provided).
Established in 2002, The Marlin Alliance, Inc. – a woman-owned small business – provides transformation consulting, professional services, and technical support to government, military, healthcare, telecommunications, and utility industry clients.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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The Marlin Alliance, Inc. provides business process reengineering, process optimization, change management, performance...