Careers - Metronome


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Staff Officer

Job Title
Staff Officer
Requirement ID
Bethesda,  MD 20816
Other Location

The Staff Officer candidate will be responsible for coordinating, executing and troubleshooting complex end to end workflow processes or programs, and independently coordinating the resolution of issues across multiple work areas. Team member will provide dedicated staff officer support to high profile Senior Executives. The work is complex, diverse, and requires interpreting and applying established policies and regulations to often unique situations and under unique circumstances. Generally, work includes coordinating, organizing, scheduling, and executing, and sometimes creating, complex work processes or programs. Work is performed under minimal supervision with specific duties and responsibilities varying based on assignment.

Duties Include:

  • Primary Point of Contact and Action Officer for office and provides administrative support to senior executive by performing a variety of complex and routine administrative duties including follow-up tracking, coordinating through approval processes and bringing to completion.
  • Liaison with senior executives staff in other agencies, congress, and White House to ensure required attendance and briefing materials are in sync.
  • Plan, schedule, organize, and execute meetings, conferences and off-sites
    • May participate in meetings and events as a recorder or note taker .
    • May brief or present administrative support
  • related information.
  • Arrange travel, coordinate itineraries, or otherwise support travel including passport/visa requirements, and travel and training vouchers.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day administrative activities for the component.
  • Coordinate and monitor task completion of other contractors within the component.
  • Develop and/or maintain component Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Draft/edit correspondence, briefings, and presentations for the senior executives review.
  • Quality check all materials for the senior executives review and/or signature.
  • Coordinate with component staff to build read-ahead materials and briefing books to prepare senior executives for meetings, conferences, and other public events.
  • Research and/or retrieve data and information from databases.
  • Vet incoming correspondence, summarize/highlight key issues or topics, and follow up to ensure proper and timely response.
  • Make all travel arrangements, both foreign and domestic, and prepare all expense documents related to the executives travel.
  • Gather budget requirements and/or monitor spend plans related to project, function, or business area.
  • Ensure back-up support is provided within component divisions as required.
Required Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
• 10+ years of senior administrative expertise for Deputy Director/CEO, SES level

• Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience in writing/editing
correspondence and briefings for senior executives.
• Subject matter expertise sufficient to interpret and apply established policies, procedures,
and guidelines to unique situations or under unique circumstances.
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint,
Publisher, Outlook,).
• Advanced proficiency in SharePoint applications.
• Extensive proficiency with IC administrative processes and procedures related to area of
• Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
• Basic understanding of Project Management fundamentals, sufficient to plan, coordinate
and execute end-to-end administrative support to a process, project/program.
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple critical deadlines simultaneously.

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Demonstrated ability to develop a professional network across organizational boundaries
and at all levels.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.