Office Assistant III

Clearance Level
Business Administration
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ138328

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being rusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on an Office Assistant III joining our team to support New York State Department of Health Medicaid Management Information System activities at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Office Assistant III for the Provider Services department, you will be trusted to perform administrative support tasks. This position requires an ambitious, self-starter who is professional, organized and has business savvy. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Schedule Management – Organize and schedule meetings and appointments, manage travel and expense reports. Plan and arrange program events. Provide visitor support.
  • Office Management – Procure and maintain office supply inventory. Maintain files and records of employees including seating plans, staffing reports and telephony/PC set-up.
  • Resource Management Support – Coordinate the onboarding and orientation of new staff and the off boarding process for separating staff.
  • Information Preparation – Handle information requests. Prepare well-researched and accurate documents. Format information for distribution. Compile data for reports, create presentations, and write reports, editing, proofreading and other information preparation tasks.
  • Project Support – Proactively coordinate various initiatives and projects as assigned.
  • Work with the temporary staffing agencies to schedule interviews, creating and updating work orders

Perform other duties as assigned:

  • Manage IT requests using the Help Desk for equipment and telephony related requests, equipment issues, desktop support
  • Work with the department on the scheduling of meeting, taking notes/action items, tracking and monitoring requests. Prepare agendas working with department leadership staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree is a plus. Minimum of Associates degree and three (3) years of related experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of management, other departments, and both internal and external customers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products, with emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities and handle multiple tasks with a high level of efficiency with the flexibility to quickly adjust to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.