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Filter by Date: May 9, 2019

Filter by Location: Chantilly, VA, US, 20151

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45342 

All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia) 

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


Manages and directs operation of Property Control, Mail Services, Shipping and Receiving, Fitness Center Management, Café vendor food services contract, Catering, Event and Conference set up and break down coordination, Vehicle Fleet Management, Commuter programs, and other activities as assigned for the Aerospace Chantilly Campus (ACC) facilities and the Washington Area Offices (WAO). The ideal candidate will have direct relevent experience or experience with Office Management. 

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company’s values and Integrity.

Key Functions:

  • Directs General Services functions including all aspects of Shipping and Receiving, Stores/Warehousing, Material/Property Control, Conference Services, Commuter Services, and Mail Services.  Coordinates with corporate HQ General Services operations for One-Aerospace consistency and support.
  • Oversees management of outsourced contracts for Food Services, Vending and catering, Mail Services, Fitness Center operations and support, office supplies, and other company wide or ACC wide service agreements or support contracts. Participates in selection committee for new vendors.
  • Performs administrative functions such as planning, staffing, and training; assists in the preparation and management of capital and overhead budgets.
  • Analyzes performance indicators to provide optimum level of customer service, including development and implementation of systems to streamline processes.
  • Meets with managed service vendors to review operations and enhance technologies to support operations.
  • Acts as corporate representative on various committees.
  • Responsible for hiring, supervising, providing training, scheduling overtime, approving time off, determining objectives, initiating action and completing annual review of staff. Plans, assigns and reviews the work of staff.



  • 5 years general services experience managing logistics, administrative, and outsourced corporate support functions, corporate and contract employees
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 Years Management experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with procurement organizations on a collaborative basis and administer service contracts
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance



  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of customers and corporate staff.
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to an environment focused on military/government operations and support


Physical requirements 

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer and complete activities.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone, SKYPE and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment, and will visit industrial areas under their purview to review and assess operations in those locations.
  • Intermittent travel required to Washington Area Offices off site locations and travel to West Coast for management meetings. 


Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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