Administrative Assistant

Gaithersburg, MD posted on November 3

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Job Description

Administrative Assistants (Grant Applications), are you ready to partner with a company that can help you to make the most of your industry experience?  Let RealStreet help to open new doors for you!  Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  We are the only firm in the country specializing entirely in construction staffing. Founded and operated by building professionals, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies.  
We currently have great assignments for Administrative Assistants (Grant Applications) with some of our top clients.  Our recruiters will work directly with you, learning about your goals and needs while matching you with the kind of in-demand projects and positions that you can't find anywhere else!
You have the talent, drive, and expertise --we have the right connections.  Together we can help to build you a better career.  Contact us today!

Job Responsibilities

As an Administrative Assistant (Grant Applications), you will be supporting our client, a leader in global security and information technology. The Administrative Assistants (Grant Applications) will join the project team for a 4 – 6 month assignment located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  The Administrative Assistants (Grant Applications) will be responsible for quality checking grant applications to make sure they are complete and that the applications have been filled out correctly.  Administrative Assistants (Grant Applications) will need to input data into a web based data application.

  • Conducting screening for basic minimum requirements in grant applications making sure specific criteria are met. 
  • Data entry into client's database. 
  • Providing assistance to subject matter experts during their review of applications. 
  • Collecting, quality checking and updating application data reports. 
  • Providing customer support to reviewers using grant review software. 
  • Scheduling facilitation activities. 
  • Processing emails. 
  • Various other quality assurance tasks.

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Administrative Assistant (Grant Applications) role include:

  • HS diploma and three years of experience performing administrative support tasks required. 
  • BA/BS degree preferred. 
  • Strong quality control capabilities, data entry and exemplary communication skills. 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced customer service or other service environment. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills. 
  • Organization skills and attention to detail. 
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently or in a team environment when needed. Desired Skills: 
  • Experience in criminal justice field. 
  • Experience with federal grants management/peer review services. 
  • Experience with Department of Justice (namely OJP or OVW) Peer Review processes and information. 
  • The nature of these positions require all candidates to be a US Citizen and to hold a Public Trust Clearance. Clearance checks will be handled by RealStreet Staffing prior to start of assignment and will encompass a criminal background check as well as credit check. 


As an Administrative Assistant (Grant Applications) working through RealStreet, you will have the support of an established company built and operated by industry veterans who can speak your professional language.  Our sole focus is on construction, which has allowed us to develop long-standing relationships with some of the nation's top general contractors and architectural firms. 

In addition to providing you with dedicated recruiter attention and access to our broad network of industry contacts, we also offer our contractors benefits that go beyond the industry standard. 

These include:

  • Health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability

Build a better construction career with RealStreet!

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