Office Assistant II in Frederick, MD at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

The Office Assistant II provides administrative support to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) peer review contract, in which GDIT supports the scientific, technical, administrative, logistical, biomedical writing and editing, IT, and data management aspects of the scientific and technical merit review of research proposals received by the CDMRP. Research initiatives include a variety of nationally-focused programs such as breast, prostate, lung, and ovarian cancers; neurofibromatosis; tuberous sclerosis complex; autism spectrum disorders; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis; and Alzheimer's disease; as well as military-focused conditions related to the health and readiness of military personnel include Gulf War illness, clinical and rehabilitative medicine, and orthotics and prosthetics outcomes and orthopedic research, among others topics.

Monitors project database for active programs to ensure that related data and other information are complete and accurate.
Tracks tasks related to peer review including, but not limited to, consulting agreement distribution and receipt, travel arrangement completion, and meeting registration completion.
Interfaces with scientific staff, clients, government officials, and reviewers on a regular basis before, during, and after peer review meetings to answer question and provide assistance.
Assists with peer review-related activities such as application compliance review, deliverable creation and summary statement production.
Provides assistance in organizing, preparing, and disseminating materials before, during, and after meetings/conferences/site visits.
Participates as a member of the team in improving and executing repeatable, transferable, scalable, process-driven infrastructure.

This position will require local travel 2-3 times a year. It would be for multiple days at a time.

Strong Organizational skills
Ability to change gears quickly
High volume workload adaptability
MS office suite experience 
HS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.','industry