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Posted:
8/9/2018
Job Category:
Administration
Industry:
Government
Executive Assistant-Legal
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of joining a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security?**

We are seeking an Executive Assistant to provide confidential, strategic partnership and administrative assistance to executive management\. You will enhance the executive’s effectiveness by handling information and by representing the executive to others\.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Provide confidential, strategic partnership and administrative assistance to the Sr\. Legal Director and Executive Management within Legal to include: Deputy General Counsel, General Law Center, Legal Technology Transfer Center, and Prime Contract and Export Control\.
+ Keep legal activity and business in strict confidence at all times and share information on a NTK basis only \- using good judgement and discretion at all times\.
+ Partner with other administrative support staff in the Division, lab\-wide and to external customers to cultivate a collaborative environment\.
+ Maintain a professional demeanor in a very dynamic, demanding environment, working independently and as part of a team, exercising initiative, managing multiple issues simultaneously, while handling constantly changing priorities

Required:

+ You have 5 years Sandia administrative experience or 10 years external administrative experience
+ Your background includes experience handling classified/sensitive information
+ You bring proficiency with Microsoft applications \(Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint\) and web\-based applications
+ You have a thorough knowledge of Sandia's administrative procedures
+ You possess a current and active Q clearance, or equivalent

Desired:

Ideally, your background should also include:

+ Prior experience in legal environment
+ Administrative certification or ability to obtain within 1 year
+ Demonstrated dedication to Sandia's values and behaviors
+ Demonstrated lab\-wide impact
+ Demonstrated prior leadership/mentorship responsibilities
+ You will have experience managing the time and activities of an executive with limited direction, extreme tact, and a high level of professionalism
+ Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, work multiple high\-consequence issues simultaneously; and be able to recognize and effectively handle and respond diplomatically to changing priorities with frequent interruptions and time pressures
+ Demonstrated ability to anticipate the needs of an executive, and solicit and provide feedback from the workforce to the executive for information and action
+ Willingness to participate in teaming activities

Department Description:

The Legal Division is a valued partner that provides counsel, assesses risk, solves problems, and protects Sandia\. We accomplish this with a professional knowledgeable staff, having integrity and respect for one another\. Through teamwork, we provide effective, timely legal services to our customers, at a reasonable cost\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.