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Filter by Date: Jan 11, 2019

Filter by Location: Crystal City, VA, US, 22202

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44498 

All Locations: Crystal City, 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?



The Security Admin Specialist is a part-time position.  The selected candidate will report to the Special Programs Security Director, and will assist and support the Security Staff with the day-to-day interpretation, implementation, enforcement, and execution of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual. 

The position also requires the Admin Specialist to prepare collateral visit certifications, maintain document control, and key support control. Performs JPAS duties and supports Security Staff with coordinating annual security training, security orientation briefings and debriefings. Prepare travel arrangements for the Special Program Security Director, construct check requests, interface and coordinate with shredding company, escorting and schedule weekly staff meetings.  Generates security related correspondence with other general office duties as needed.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.



  • Input Collateral Visit Requests into JPAS and letter format as required by the customer
  • In charge of organizing, maintaining and filing all documents into employee’s and consultant’s security personnel folders
  • Document and make Special Programs Security Director’s travel arrangements
  • Construct check requests and submit as required
  • Work with staff regarding the collection of Security Newsletter articles
  • Organize visit requests on excel spreadsheet, and filing them into the respective binder
  • Arrange shred cycles and escort company representative as needed
  • Assists in the destruction of classified materials
  • Oversee and maintain office key control logs and disbursement to current and new employees
  • Support Security Staff with updating and providing Intrusion Detection System (IDS) cards to office personnel and Senior Management
  • Support Security Staff with organizing Security Brown Bag Luncheons
  • Assist Special Programs Security Director with completing the DoD Self-Inspection
  • Assists Security Staff with preparing the necessary paperwork in support of a DSS investigations or annual vulnerability assessments
  • Assist Security Staff with document control and GSA container maintenance
  • Keep monthly stats report updated
  • Input information on share drive (i.e. clearance roster, material log information, document accountability and visits)
  • Assist team with covering the front desk during receptionist breaks and other administrative duties as needed
  • Maintains all security documentation, charts, files and binders in accordance with DSS requirements
  • Coordinates pickup and delivery of classified documents
  • Other duties as required



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in security administration  
  • JPAS/JCAVS Certification from CDSE
  • Knowledgeable of NISPOM
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and customers
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Proven Oral and Written Communication
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and customers
  • Works well in a team environment with confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment


  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment.
  • Some lifting required.

Transcript Requirement



Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Casual 

Work Schedule: Part 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: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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