Harris Corporation Administrative Assistant in Rochester, New York

Administrative Assistant 6/8/18Administrative/ClericalUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: SIS20180806-25161


A dministrative Assistant

Job Code: SIS20180806-25161

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

The Rochester Harris Team is seeking an Administrative Assistant to perform administrative and staff support duties for Space & Intelligence Systems business unit. Expectations of the individual are centered around independently managing the daily operations of the Rochester office. In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for executing organizational policies and procedures. The individual must demonstrate the highest level of personal integrity, professionalism, and work ethic as well as Delivering a high level of customer service for external and internal customers. Must be meticulous at task management and execution excellence. Must have a focus on problem identification and capable of independently defining and implementing relevant continuous improvement solutions. Easily adapts to changing environments and multiple competing demands. Is equally comfortable working as an individual or in a group setting. May be required to frequently work for extended hours.

Performs a variety of general administrative tasks in such functional areas including, but not limited to, finance, human resources, procurement, sales, and contracts. Prepares documents, spreadsheets, reports and presentations. Creates and/or maintains appropriate logs, databases, inventories, filing (hard or soft copy), status reports/tracking. May perform some research or data analysis tasks. Takes and delivers messages, provide information to callers, distribute and route mail, packages and paperwork. Will schedule and arrange meetings, trips or other events involving customer contacts.


  • High School Diploma with 6 plus years administrative experience. Associates with 2 plus years’ experience.

  • 6 years experience with advanced desktop software (Micro Soft Office Suite - PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) and office equipment.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Associates Degree

  • Business writing (email correspondence, letters)

  • Time Management Scheduling/meeting

  • Project management

  • Presentation Development

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - NY - Rochester