Administrative Support

Performs and facilitates execution of administrative activities and procedures for the operation of an office or facility.

Key Behaviors
  • Serves as a trusted partner providing support on administrative and business management matters/activities.
  • Manages correspondence and communicates organizational information to appropriate parties as required.
  • Manages office/facility repositories and record keeping systems for storage, tracking and retrieval of information and materials.
  • Prepares and/or updates reports, correspondence and other documents.
  • Coordinates planning and/or scheduling of meetings and events.
  • Utilizes and stays current on available technology and office equipment.
  • Monitors and recommends methods for improvement of office/facility procedures and functions.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.