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HJF is seeking an Program Assistant to support the HJF’s Director of Uniformed Services University (USU) Operations located at our Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, MD. HJF’s Director, USU Operations leads the team that facilitates the USU partnership through research program management and support. The Director oversees multiple management teams that facilitate the pre- and post-award research administration for USU departments, as well as the USU centers and other large programs. The Director coordinates with HJF and USU leadership teams to facilitate process improvements that impact the overall award management and principal investigator experience.
The incumbent will perform a wide range of administrative and clerical duties. The incumbent will be assigned tasks that may be complex in nature and require proper judgment in resolving problems. Incumbent should be highly motivated with great attention to detail and the ability to speak professionally to key leaders.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of people; Organized and deadline focused; Knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.; Ability to type at least 60 wpm, operate a computer, and is familiar with Microsoft Office.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associate Degree. Bachelor’s in Business Administration or Program Management Preferred.
Minimum Experience: 0-2 years office experience
Work Environment: Office environment
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, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.