Job Details

Administrative Assistant


Harris Corporation


Melbourne, FL 32901


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

REQ ID:   CHQ20172710-21658

Location: Melbourne, Florida


Job Description:
  • Provide administrative support with the ability to predict, anticipate and execute on the business needs. 
  • Coordinate calendar management, events to include onsite/offsite coordination and travel arrangements.
  • Interact positively with all levels within the organization, including senior executives, corporate counterparts and co-workers while projecting a positive, collaborative, professional image of Harris in all interactions.
  • Proactively screen correspondence and telephone calls; respond or direct to appropriate parties for response.
  • Additional duties include providing telephone support, assist with preparation of company-wide communications, expense report preparation, mail and paperwork distribution, filing, copying and other general tasks.
  • Due to complex and confidential nature of the position, knowledge of the company’s policies and procedures is required.


  • High school diploma with a minimum of 8 years related administrative experience or Associate Degree with a minimum of 6 years related administrative experience.
  • Must have at least 3 years of prior experience working with senior executives
  • 5 years’ experience working with Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook including Meeting Place).
  • At least 3 years of experience handling multiple simultaneous projects, managing multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment.


Additional Preferred Skills:
  • A strong sense of urgency with the ability to monitor shifting priorities while responding and reacting to unexpected situations.
  • Good judgment and discretion in handling confidential information is of the utmost importance.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills and to accept additional responsibilities as required.
  • Possess the ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Extremely organized with great attention to detail and excellent grammar skills.
  • The ability to anticipate needs and possess a high degree of initiative to begin action and independently take responsibility for follow through actions.
  • Willing to work some extended hours when necessary, and availability at last-minute notice.
  • Must be focused on customer satisfaction, the commitment to consistently generate a quality work product and to do whatever it takes to get the job done quickly and efficiently.


Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.


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