Harris Corporation Administrative Assistant in Van Nuys, California

Administrative Assistant 7/2/18Administrative/ClericalUSA - CA - Van Nuys




Job ID: ES20180506-25087


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Job ID: ES20180506-25087

Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

Provide high-level administrative support to the General Manager, as well as to Human Resources and Finance organizations. The administrative assistant is a critical member of the support staff and provides personalized clerical and organized administrative support as needed in a professional and timely manner along with being flexible and organized to meet the demands of our growing organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison between leadership/executives and internal/external customers.

  • Maintain an efficient flow of information between all levels of the organization including internal and external contacts on a wide spectrum of plans and priorities but at the same time, manage highly confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion.

  • Prepare information and research for the leadership team’s needs, as required.

  • Perform clerical duties, taking notes, organizing and maintaining files, and organizing documents; photocopying, faxing, scanning, collating, etc., as needed. Manages schedules and arranges meetings, Skype meetings and conference calls; provides reminders, follow-up as needed. Maintains and orders office supplies for supporting organizations.

  • Answering phone inquiries, directing calls and providing basis company information.

  • Arrange travel, accommodation, itinerary and all correspondence related to arrangements as needed. For international travel, prepare and submit appropriate documentation - International Foreign Travel Request and Communications Upgrade Request. Prepare and submit Concur expense reports.

  • Plan, organize and implement events such as business meetings, business luncheons, or dinners.

  • Assist in planning employee/company events, meetings and employee team building activities or special projects.

  • Coordinate and prepare reports (i.e. Weekly Highlights Report, Business Area Segment package), presentations, and data, as well as maintaining files, records, and correspondence for meetings as applicable. Coordinates and administers a weekly Visitor Log working alongside with Trade Compliance and Security for clearance purposes.

  • Work independently and within a team on special and ongoing projects when necessary.


  • Minimum five years’ prior experience in mid to senior-level Administrative Assistant.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook Calendar, PowerPoint and Excel).

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and projects at hand.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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.

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.

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.

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LocationUSA - CA - Van Nuys