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    As an Administrative Support Assistant, the incumbent provides support services to the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (OEEOD) leadership and staff.

    These duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Planning and developing a systematic electronic method for naming, identifying, and retrieving information associated with EEO matters and issues.
    • Conducting research as required to answer questions associated with the administrative support services of the Office and relationship to the Office's mission, ensuring that responses comply with established statutes/regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Staying abreast of directives and instructional material pertaining to administrative support practices and clerical procedures in order to be aware of new, revised, or amended guidance.
    • Purchasing supplies services, material, and equipment through credit card purchases, purchase orders, federal supply, and blanket purchase agreements and serving as the Office's property custodian for tracking equipment and assets.
    • Receiving calls, greeting visitors, and directing to appropriate staff.
    • Preparing a wide range of documentation and forms and formatting presentations, documentation, and spreadsheets.
    • Preparing travel requests and all associated actions and documentation; assembling, preparing, and submitting reports of staff time charges; and maintaining time cards. 

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538415000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.