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Administrative Assistant – Washington DC (ID #14618)

**Active SECRET clearance required**

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations.

The purpose of the task order is to provide a professional service employee to provide administrative support services to the Afghanistan Special Immigrant Visa (ASIV) unit offshore support to Embassy Kabul in vetting applications for Chief of Mission approval, the first step of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program. The primary objective is to perform a variety of administrative support functions in a fast paced and highly rewarding position, facilitating the efficient operation of the unit and the SIV program.


  • Efficiently transfers application data into the ASIV unit’s web-based case management system, including accurately transcribing names, application dates, and employment information for adjudication by unit case workers.
  • Uses Microsoft Outlook to monitor a shared office inbox, appropriately flagging messages for further action by ASIV unit personnel. Sends document verification requests by email to employers. Using Microsoft Office and Adobe, converts documents and emails to .pdf format as needed and uploads them.
  • Validates employer data by verifying points of contact, email addresses, and phone numbers. Updates ASIV’s web-based case management system and Microsoft Access with up-to-date information.
  • Provides administrative support for case-related correspondence to Embassy Kabul, including generating case statistics, preparing cover sheets, and proofreading documents using Microsoft Office. Generates correspondence and notification letters.
  • Compiles statistical data for unit quarterly and annual reports.


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Manages other tasks authorized by Government Task Manager that fall within the scope of this task order.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required;
  • Excellent customer service and multi-tasking skills.

Controlled climate office environment.
With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining 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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