Job Description

Position: Executive Assistant

Location: Washington, DC

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has a need for a qualified Executive Assistant who can perform the following duties:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides program and management administrative support to Bureau Leadership Team, with special emphasis on support to the Assistant Administrator (AA/LAC) in the Office of the Assistant Administrator.
  • Prepares the AA/LAC for key meetings, events, conferences, travel, etc. by coordinating with office directors and other appropriate parties on briefers and pre-briefs.
  • Ensures that AA/LAC’s and nightly folders contain all relevant information for the following day’s events and activities, as well as materials required for review.
  • Reviews all documents and correspondence for appropriate content and messaging prior to obtaining the AA/LAC’s signature.
  • Drafts emails for AA in response to correspondence and prepares notes summarizing meetings as required.
  • Represents the Front Office in the Administrator’s scheduling meetings.
  • Provides read-outs to AA/LAC, Front Office Team and Bureau staff.
  • Serves as the lead POC on scheduling and coordinating with the Administrator's Office.
  • Participates in working group meetings as appropriate.
  • Communicates regularly with all FO staff to ensure they are aware of major meetings, scheduling changes, and deadlines.
  • Serves as note taker for LAC Senior Team meetings; assists in tracking the progress of LAC Sr. Team action.
  • Serves as the primary liaison with State Department counterparts as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 2 years of related experience
  • Candidates with USAID experience or other U.S. government experience preferred.
  • Candidates must have a strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in use of Internet and e-mail applications required.
Candidates must possess an active Secret Clearance or have had a Secret Clearance in the last 2 years.

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