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Administrative Field Support (Secretary III)

Administrative Field Support (Secretary III)

Administrative Field Support (Secretary III)

Cherokee Federal
Atlanta, GA

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Administrative Field Support (Secretary III) - Atlanta, GA

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides professional services and innovative products to federal and commercial clients. CNOS helps you make the most of your skills by taking a personalized approach to solving clients' toughest challenges. This approach gives customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail – a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit .


Provides administrative support activities to CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) . In addition to clerical duties, the administrative support services shall include providing personnel and human resources consultation activities.


Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Communicate with CDC and DGMQ personnel, external public health partners and health officials across the US to identify technical assistance needs and coordinate logistics for delivery.
  • Coordinate travel orders, including inputting and processing in the Concur travel system .
  • Coordinate with external partners to schedule meetings and negotiate complex travel logistics for efficiency related to attending conferences, speaking events, site visits to partner offices, reverse site visits from partner offices, visits of congressional delegations, and other meetings and events that require attendance at, participation in, or the input from members of DGMQ senior leadership.
  • Support internal branch/division level correspondence & communication activities to include newsletters, organizational mailbox(es), meetings, orientations and trainings. Support my include logistics, preparation of materials, setup, and note taking, responding to partner inquiries in a timely manner
  • Assist in identifying and ordering office supplies and equipment, monthly and as needed.
  • Manage office calendars and scheduling for OD Executive leadership. Maintain the calendar for hoteling and other shared spaces to avoid double-booking of the spaces
  • Process time and attendance in the TASNet system.
  • Assist with preparing standard administrative documentation, such as small purchase requests, training requests, VSTS requests, MACCS purchases, travel requests, and leave requests.
  • Update personnel systems as staff in-process, change locations, mail stops, etc.
  • Perform routine printing, copying, and filing.
  • Prepare detailed analyses and estimates of funding needs to assist management with operation planning and decision-making.
  • Review branch list of undelivered orders (UDOs), researches the status of those line items, and provides the results to branch leadership to inform actions needed. This can entail communication with OFR, cooperative agreement awardees, universities or other recipients of funding.
  • Conduct monthly assessments of supply and equipment needs and provide recommendations for purchasing.
  • Manage division mail distribution and mailroom maintenance.
  • Manage multiple tracking systems to track and maintain files regarding property inventory, work requests, and office and storage space using CDC systems. Provide information to complete reports of survey for any property that cannot be located or accounted for. Monitor hardware such as the OD shared printers, copiers, fax machines to keep the machines in working condition

Personnel and human resources consultation activities may include:

  • Prepare, analyze, execute and follow up on personnel actions; liaise with DGMQ human resources on behalf of branch.
  • Review personnel admin e-systems to match the branch staffing plans.


  • No supervisory/management authority.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred in Business Administration, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience of administrative experience.
  • Concur travel system experience required.
  • TASNet system experience required .
  • VSTS system experience required.
  • Office Procurement experience required.
  • Executive calendar management required.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multitask, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen
  • Pursuant to U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, Cherokee Federal is now requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8th. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Moderna or Pfizer) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson). As a prospective employee, you will fall under this requirement and proof of vaccination will be needed for on-boarding, should you be selected. When you originally applied to our position posting, this necessity may not have yet been implemented. Limited exemptions for religious or medical reasons will be considered.


  • Work is conducted in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.


Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios – ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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