Administrative Assistant

Gaithersburg, MD

Posted: 01/26/2023 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Industry: Administrative and Support Services Job Number: real_street-2220 Pay Rate: 20.00 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country, we have cultivated long-term relationships enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for an Administrative Assistant. This individual will support our client, a leader in global security and the integration and application of information technology based out of Reston, VA, with projects throughout the US. The position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match.

Job Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will become a part of our client’s peer review team located in Gaithersburg, MD. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing customer service and assistance to subject matter experts during their peer review of grants applications, tracking and reporting activities and status and coordinating numerous other activities in support of the peer review process.

Responsibilities of the Administrative Assistance include:

  • Conducting screening for basic minimum requirements in grant applications making sure specific criteria are met
  • Data entry into client’s database
  • Providing assistance to subject matter experts during their review of applications
  • Collecting, quality checking and updating application data reports
  • Providing customer support to reviewers using grant review software
  • Scheduling facilitation activities
  • Processing e-mails
  • Various other quality assurance tasks

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Administrative Assistant include:

  • BS with 3 years of experience performing administrative support
  • Strong quality control capabilities, data entry and exemplary communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced customer service or other service environment
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Organization skills and attention to detail
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently or in a team environment when needed
  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to hold a Public Trust Clearance

Desired Skills

  • Experience in criminal justice field
  • Experience with Department of Justice (namely OJP or OVW) Peer Review processes and information

The nature of these positions requires all candidates to be a US Citizen and able to hold a Public Trust Clearance. Clearance checks will be handled by RealStreet prior to start of assignment and will encompass a criminal background check as well as a credit check.


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & long term disability insurance

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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