The Staff Assistant is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative office support to the Executive Office. This includes support to the President, VP, Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff. This position reports to the VP, Chief of Staff and has a dotted line to the Deputy Chief of Staff.
Administrative Support to the Executive Office of the President (70%)
Administrative Support to the Vice President, Chief of Staff (30%)
Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum one year of administrative and/or organizational experience required in a fast-paced environment. Experience providing scheduling and special assistance to senior level staff preferred. A background in a research, policy, or academic setting is preferred.
Knowledge/Skills Requirements: Excellent administrative support skills including organizational skill and a high level of attention to detail and follow-up. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with senior level executives, both internal and external. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of the full suite of Microsoft tools. Mature judgement, flexibility and ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Ability to multi-task and support a small team work. Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.