Labor Categories Overview
Support under this
contract will include administrative support and
management labor categories. A brief description
of the various levels of administrative support
is given below. Click here for printable version of the LTASC III labor categories.
Education and Experience Requirements
|Administrative Assistant 1 (Admin 1)
The Admin 1 performs administrative functions.
Duties include generic clerical skills such as greeting and directing visitors,
fielding phone calls, scheduling meetings, responding to callers, taking minutes,
composing memos, transcribing, developing presentations, generating reports,
and monitoring invoices and expense reports. Must have basic computer skills
to conduct internet research and perform data entry. Additional duties may
include filing and faxing. A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required.
|Administrative Assistant 2 (Admin 2)
In addition to the skills defined under
the Admin 1 level category, the Admin 2 performs administrative and
office support activities that require an ability to multi-task and
assist multiple NIH employees at once. More advanced computer skills
are required as the assistant will be required to perform word processing,
spreadsheet management, and conduct more advanced internet research.
Also, reviewing and disseminating memorandums to staff; conducting
documents control for routing through office; preparing purchase
request for small purchases, reviewing draft policies, standard
operating procedures, and memorandums for grammar and format; coordinating
travel and submitting data into the NIH travel system; compiling equipment
requirements for office staff (e.g., laptops, printers, monitors);
preparing training requests; and preparing matrix of office needs.
Staff in this category must have a minimum of a high school diploma
and two (2) years of related work experience.
|Senior Administrative Assistant (Admin 3)
In addition to the skills defined under
the Admin 2 level category, the senior administrative assistant is
expected to perform more complex administrative tasks and will
typically be supporting senior-level staff. Responsibilities include
those described for administrative assistant but require more work
experience within each function. Advanced computer skills and
internet research skills are required. The position requires the
assistant to perform a variety of administrative functions such
as creating and analyzing written documents for dissemination to
leadership, compiling information for outside inquiries and
reports, and developing and maintaining tracking tools to be
used for reporting data. .A high level of creativity is expected.
Prior work in a scientific research environment for a large
Federal agency, as well as a firm knowledge of business
administration is desired. A college degree or a high
school diploma and four (4) years of related work experience
are required for this position.
Assistant (Admin 4)
The executive assistant performs administrative
duties for executive management. Relieves the executive of administrative
type functions in order to increase the time an executive has available
for executive level responsibilities This position requires the ability
to perform all tasks of the other positions, but requires advanced
computer and internet research skills. May handle a wide variety of
situations and conflicts involving the clerical and administrative
function of the office. Responsible for confidential and time
sensitive material. Prepares routine and advanced correspondence
including letters, memoranda, and reports. Relies on experience
and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Candidate should have
the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff.
Prior experience in a scientific research environment for a large
Federal agency is preferred. A comprehensive understanding of NIH,
its organization and culture is also desired. A college degree
and four (4) years of related work experience or a high school
diploma and eight (8) years of related work experience are
For a detailed description of the support
offered under the administrative support and
management labor categories, please reference
the LTASC III Base Contract SOW