Division Administrative Assistant

Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Job Description


The Space Systems and Technology Division is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for assisting in the daily operation of a dynamic Division office, encompassing a wide variety of administrative support tasks.


  • Prepare and process a variety of Laboratory administrative web-based forms, answer telephones, maintain electronic calendars, sort area mail, and compose and type correspondence, handle classified material and maintain office files.
  • Process electronic shopping carts and purchase card purchases, order office supplies, ship order requests, and respond to various purchasing related inquiries.
  • Schedule and coordinate interviews using Success Factors.
  • Submit requests for Contingent Workers as needed using the Fieldglass Tool.
  • Coordinate, process, and track HR actions: internships, enter weekly/hourly time reports, leave, training, etc. Prepare/edit technical material, and process items for release review using PARROT.
  • Coordinate travel agendas, send security clearances, submit travel arrangements in Concur, and process expense reports.
  • Emergency coordinator for Division Office.
  • Set up and coordinate arrangements for internal and external meetings.
  • Interact regularly with Laboratory personnel and sponsors and provide guidance in relation to MIT Lincoln Laboratory Policies & Procedures in order to facilitate/ensure compliance.



  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • At least 3 years of related experience required.
  • Must possess strong administrative support skills and be able to interact with all levels of Laboratory personnel as well as sponsors, show considerable initiative and resourcefulness while performing tasks with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • High Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Zoom, Teams and excellent general computer skills are required. Preferred knowledge of SAP and Concur applications are desired.
  • The ability to prioritize and handle multiple concurrent tasks, along with a demonstrated record of success working as part of a team, is required.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain DoD Secret clearance.

For Benefits Information, click http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


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