Program Assistant

RP Pro Services
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jan 13

Position description

RP Professional Services is a rapidly growing Technology consulting firm headquartered in Virginia. We’re an 8a and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) serving both federal and commercial customers. At RP, we help our clients achieve their mission by developing value driven, customized solutions that are executed by the best people. Our dedication to our employees and clients is driven by our promise to deliver Excellence, Value, and Flexibility. "People, not just Resources" is more than our motto; it's the foundation on which we are built!

RP is seeking a Program Assistant to support the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships team in USAID’s Local, Faith and Transformative Partnerships Hub. The goal of this position is to support office leadership by performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to office leadership, including supporting scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and responding to scheduling requests
  • Support virtual and in-person partner engagements, including directing office guests, screening and routing meeting requests and greeting/escorting visitors
  • Maintain contact lists and listservs, updating databases, directories and filing systems as appropriate
  • Monitor and tracks scheduling requests for team lead and responds accordingly
  • Manage office inbox, routing and/or responding to requests as appropriate
  • Interact with Agency bureau/independent office staff and interagency members to coordinate a variety of administrative tasks and meetings
  • Coordinate logistics for virtual meetings and conference room reservations (including audio-visual equipment, room set up, special accommodations, etc) for office meetings and events
  • Responds to non-technical requests and acts as team player, ensuring that backstop support is provided in the absence of other staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in the use of Google Applications and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing and shifting priorities
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize workload accordingly
  • Ability to diplomatically liaise with independent offices and bureaus within the Agency and interagency in the development and maintenance of relationships
  • The ability to work for any US employer without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations/development or a related field

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Health Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental
  • 4% retirement match with 100% vesting
  • Company paid STD and LTD
  • Company paid basic life insurance
  • Competitive PTO package

Application instructions

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