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NREL Business Support III-Administrative Associate in Golden, Colorado

Posting Title

Business Support III-Administrative Associate

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Location

CO - Golden

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Position Type

Regular

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Hours Per Week

40

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Job Description

The position requires strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize multiple demands, and excellent interpersonal skills. The position will also act as a resource to staff on institutional processes, procedures and requirements and provide input and recommendations on organization-specific administrative practices. This position interacts frequently with senior management, external collaborators and sponsors, and national and international visitors.

Examples of job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work cooperatively with other administrative staff on group tasks, activities, and events.

  • Help with travel authorization and travel expense reports for technical staff using Concur.

  • Help with staffing matters, such as extensions of contingent workers, on Work Day.

  • Download monthly cost reports of various projects to help group managers monitor spending and staying on budget.

  • Intermediate skills in applicable software packages and office equipment.

  • Basic project administration skills.

  • Ability to prioritize work.

  • Proficient in written and verbal communications.

  • Very good team and interpersonal skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly MS Excel.

  • Ability to use independent judgment to manage and prioritize a diverse workload and complete assignments with strict deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in an office environment where there are frequent interruptions and continually shifting priorities, with a knack for getting things done with attention to detail in such an environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and take initiative as needed in non-routine situations.

  • Eager to work behind the scenes to help others complete their tasks, or to complete tasks on their behalf.

  • Skilled at investigating and troubleshooting issues, solving problems, and finding ways to complete even unfamiliar complex tasks with little input from supervisor

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Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in business or administrative support. Or, relevant Associate's Degree or certification program in business, Business support, or related

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Additional Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

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Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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