Administrative Support Specialist

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at


The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response including support for implementation of COVID-19 vaccine. 

The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time Administrative Support Specialist role. This position is responsible for coordinating office activities, researching, and preparing special reports, and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. 


    • Researches and analyzes data pertinent to work programs and/or agency/institution goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations.
    • Assists in developing or revising policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings
    • Reviews and answers or prepares correspondence relating to relevant programs.
    • Interprets agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application.
    • Provides information, assistance, and clarifications to interested parties concerning agency/institution programs, policies, and procedures.
    • Assists staff by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar, and prioritizing incoming correspondence.
    • Organizes relevant files and documentation
    • Assists with meeting coordination, planning, preparation and notetaking
    • May coordinate a small to medium-sized administrative support staff and be asked to help evaluate the work performance of incumbents.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • High school diploma or equivalent; plus, four years of experience in a specialized or a related field applicable to work performed. 


    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics.
    • Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods.
    • Knowledge of work-related subject area.
    • Knowledge of computers and software applications.
    • Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports.
    • Ability to research and analyze related work program information.
    • Ability to develop, recommend, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
    • Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others.

Job Highlights

    • Salary Range:$50,000 - $62,000   
    • Position End Date: 7/31/2022
    • Position Type:  Limited Term Position, Grant Funded
    • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite:  Remote

Notice to Applicants:


The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.


*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.


The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.


Relocation expenses are not included.

Anchorage, AK

27 day(s) ago

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