Receptionist / Office Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-023
    • Job Location: Alexandria, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/21/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 09901-09904
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist/Office Administrator to support our Alexandria, VA office. He or she will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage the reception area to maintain a professional image; screen phone calls, greet visitors and customers, and maintain conference rooms;
  • Visitor control and key/badge management;
  • Maintain office equipment (i.e. printers) to ensure continued functionality;
  • Schedule meetings and events, when necessary, and organize any necessary materials;
  • Arrange breakfast, lunch and/or coffee and beverage services for meetings when necessary;
  • Facilitate employee related events, such as Friday breakfast, holiday gatherings, etc.;
  • Assist management with expense reports tracking. Reconciling travel/material purchase expense reports and preparing purchase orders, invoices, and credit card receipt reconciliation submission to A/P for office related expenses and charges;
  • Serve as Office Admin:  Liaison with property management company; manage office common areas including the kitchen and breakroom, offices and cubicles; handle all office-related orders; handle and distribute office mail and packages; serve as the office Fire Warden for building fire and safety evacuation drills;
  • Create general business correspondences;
  • Participate, as needed, in special department projects;
  • Other duties, as assigned;

Experience and Skills

  • Must have a HS Diploma or GED for this position.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience and knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), interpersonal, organizational, and attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • The use of discretion and good judgement with relaying confidential information, is necessary.
  • Capable of meeting necessary deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative, as needed.
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Familiar with web-based meeting programs is a plus.
  • Ability to read, write coherent, and interpret general office correspondences such as faxes, letters, reports, and manuals. 
  • Ability to identify resources to verify information and communicate effectively.
  • Able to work alone on a regular basis with general supervision.

 Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics are representative of those of an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job in a typical workstation situation. Able to work sitting or standing at a desk and operate a computer via standard input devices such as using a keyboard and reading information on a monitor. Able to lift and carry boxes and packages will be necessary. Flexibility with work schedule due to early and/or late meetings is a plus.