The selected individual must have the capacity to act independently and proactively anticipate the needs of a complex organizational unit. The Jr. Program Support Specialist will be responsible for providing operations support and additional general administrative duties supporting the Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) in the effective coordination, communication, and implementation of its $130 million program portfolio. Additionally, the Program Support Specialist will provide backup support to the other Macfadden support positions.
The selected individual must have strong communication and coordination skills. The selected individual must have a strong sense of responsibility and a high customer service standard. He/she will maintain lists and follow-up on all actions, be highly organized, pay close attention to detail, have excellent proofreading skills with a mastery of English grammar, and be able to handle multi-tasking well. The selected individual must be an individual with sound judgment and excellent interpersonal skills. The Program Support Specialist will face situations that require an ability to manage a variety of complex portfolio(s) under extremely short deadlines.
An active U.S. secret security clearance or above is required to qualify for this position.
At a minimum, the individual must have: Bachelor’s degree with 1-4 years of experience, OR Master’s with 1-3 years of progressively responsible work experience outlined above;
Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, Access and other database software applications; Google knowledge a plus
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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