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Administrative Specialist - Anticipated

Administrative Specialist - Anticipated

Job ID 4656
Job Location Lakewood - CO
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

***Native American Preference***


The Administrative Specialist provides administrative support to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Energy Service Center (BIA-IESC). This position helps to improve the efficiency of the organization by performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks that support management, staff and functional processes. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Performs administrative tasks in functional areas including Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing and Records.


Prepares and processes correspondence, reports, proposals, records, and related documentation.  Develops charts, tables, graphs, and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems.


Supports preparation of reports, budgets, and project schedules.


Provides logistical support for projects. 


Generates documentation of contractual requirements, customer specifications, design changes and project deliverables.  Prepares user manuals and information to support projects. 


Coordinates and tracks documents as instructed.  Maintains accurate and accessible electronic and hardcopy file systems.  Performs a variety of related tasks such as making copies, scanning, and classifying, indexing, filing, storing and retrieving of material.  


Answers office telephone(s).  Follows established procedures in routing calls to appropriate department / individual for assistance. Takes messages, as required.


Responds to inquiries and information requests in an efficient manner.  Recognizes potential problems / issues, and refers them immediately to the appropriate Point of Contact for resolution. 


Assists with the coordination and planning of meeting arrangements.  Schedules meeting locations, invites attendees, and provides follow up meeting reminders.  Identifies, prepares and compiles meeting agendas and materials.  Records and prepares meeting minutes.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize output.


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.



Associates’ degree with minimum of two (2) years’ related experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.





Working knowledge of standard office practices and procedures

Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures

Proficient in the use of standard office equipment such as computers, copiers, fax machines, telephone systems and office automation systems

Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows and Office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) with ability to manage calendars and email

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with solid proofreading and editing skills

Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of the English language as to professional business grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization in the preparation of correspondence, reports and presentations

Ability to compose correspondence from draft to final version, both electronic and hard copy

Working knowledge of business records management and filing processes

Ability to schedule, plan and coordinate meeting logistics

Well organized and detail-oriented with ability to effectively multi-task, set priorities and determine resource requirements

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team environment



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.