Administrative Assistant II

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Updated: December 20, 2017
Job ID: 213271
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States

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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for an Administrative Assistant II to support research and program objectives at the Naval Medical Research Unit ‐ San Antonio (NAMRU‐SA). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-SA at Fort Sam Houston, TX.


  • Answer telephones, take detailed messages and/or transfers to appropriate staff member.
  • Meet and greet clients and visitors.
  • Create and modify documents and forms using Microsoft Office.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system.
  • Sign for and distribute UPS/Fed Ex/Airborne packages.
  • Takes initiative when assigned new projects; organizes, follows through, and completes the projects.
  • Maintains calendar for conference room and assists staff in material preparation for meetings in conference room.
  • Maintain staff mail boxes and distributes mail.
  • Assists with preparation of materials or documentation for off-site meetings.
  • Support staff in assigned project based work.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Experience in support of Executive staff at a major corporation or military command;
  • Strong communication skills and well‐developed interpersonal skills;
  • Display discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, initiative, and the ability to work independently;
  • Thorough knowledge of military protocol and etiquette to deal tactfully and diplomatically with all levels of military personnel including flag officers and foreign attaches;
  • Knowledge of the application of web browsers in order to conduct research on the
  • World Wide Web; and 
  • Fluent in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in business and a clerical field with two years of experience.  Individuals with documented administrative experience of four years or greater will be considered in lieu of an Associate’s Degree

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is an equal opportunity and 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, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.