Administrative Assistant

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7098600 (Ref:413059)

Posted: April 13, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Our Safety division is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to join their team. This role performs a variety of administrative activities and tasks. Assignments may include:

  • Researching, compiling, tracking, and analyzing data and information from multiple sources. 
  • Organizing, coordinating and scheduling meetings, preparing travel arrangements, preparing correspondence and reports, purchasing supplies, reviewing effort, filing, coordinating procurement packages, and coordinating calendars.
  • May utilize various types of software to compile and generate reports, spreadsheets, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations.
  • May recommend processes to enhance work flow.
  • Provides data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures.

Position Requirements

  • Skill in scheduling appointments, arranging meetings, coordinating onsite visits of others, and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Knowledge of secretarial science, office practices and management, record keeping procedures, and English grammar and usage.
  • Organizational skills and setting priorities and handling multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Skill in compiling data for various reports, composing correspondence, and proofreading and editing.
  • Skill in using personal computers, office machines, and other office equipment, using MS Office programs, and Laboratory business systems.
  • Skill is required in scheduling of office activities and handling difficult situations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication as well as interpersonal skills when interacting and communicating with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Basic mathematical skills are required.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork
  • SA3: High school + 8 years of experience, or equivalent

Job Family

Support Administrative (SA)

Job Profile

Administrative Support 3

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.  

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis.  Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements.  Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job posting number:#7098600 (Ref:413059)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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