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Department Assistant

Date posted 12/20/2016

Job ID#: 10699BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Department Assistant
Job Category: Strategic Development
City: San Diego
State: California
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Department Assistant to work in our Poway facility support International Strategic Development.

  • Responsible for providing departmental assistance to the International Strategic Development team.
  • Manages access to and maintains departmental schedules which requires contact with internal management, staff, and external customers or high ranking officials.
  • Has access to sensitive information necessitating the use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment.
  • Communicates with executive, administrative and management personnel to gather or convey relevant information.
  • Initiates special reports and completes a variety of administrative assignments.  
  • Work will include but not limited to Administrative; scheduling; some domestic travel; correspondence; visibility to high ranking DoD and Gov’t personnel. 
  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience in a field related to the specialized functional area or unit where assigned.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office.
  • Will be required to work extended work hours as needed. 
  • Must possess excellent organization skills and ability to establish priorities.
  • The ability to identify issues, interpret and explain complex information and solve non-routine problems, issues or situations that require evaluation and interpretation is required.
  • Must possess strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and interface effectively with all levels of personnel, including management, customers and vendors.
  • Previous experience with DoD or Military background is preferred.
  • Previous experience setting up both domestic and international travel is preferred.
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