Administrative Support - Sponsored Research

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7107451 (Ref:413859)

Posted: August 6, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We invite you to apply for an Administrative Support role with the Sponsored Research Office (SRO) of our Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach organization. In this role you will process Inter Entity Work Orders (IWEO) or contracts with other national laboratories and communicate with internal budget and finance partners. This work also includes contract administration support in reviewing legal documents for terms and conditions, and entering data to our proprietary Proposal Expeditor for Argonne Research and Licensing system (PEARL).

This role will perform a variety of administrative activities and tasks including providing data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures with a high level of accuracy in all functions and a broad working knowledge of departmental and laboratory policies and practice.

Position Requirements

  • Experience using  business process systems and tools including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

  • Knowledge to adapt to new procedures and database technologies.

  • Organizational skills, ingenuity, creativity, and the ability to solve problems independently.

  • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects in a fast paced environment.

  • Interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and ability to interact with people at all levels both within and outside the laboratory.

  • Experience working under minimum supervision and meet deadlines with accuracy and completeness.

  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level (SA2 or SA3) depending upon the depth and breadth of relevant knowledge, skills, and experience brought to the position. The requirements for the desired levels are as follows:

  • SA2 Level: Highschool and 4+ years of relevant experience or equivalent

  • SA3 Level: Highschool and 8+ years of relevant experience or equivalent

Job Family

Support Administrative (SA)

Job Profile

Administrative Support 2

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.  

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis.  Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements.  Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job posting number:#7107451 (Ref:413859)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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