Position Description

Executive Assistant
Location VA - Falls Church
Job Code 6207
# of openings 1
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The Alaka’ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a need for an Executive Assistant to provide professional support services to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Readiness Program and Oversight (HRP&O) out of Falls Church, VA.


  • Providing executive administrative assistance, and records management (maintenance, retrieval and archiving).
  • Obtaining and maintaining a security clearance up to the Secret level.
  • Providing executive administrative support to DASD(HRP&O).
  • Preparing, controlling, and distributing correspondence for the DASD(HRP&O.
  • Maintaining the Office of the DASDO calendar, updating, adjusting, and coordinating to assure no meetings are missed and the DASD and the XO are prepared for each event.
  • Coordinating ODASD(HRP&O) travel and pre-travel information products and briefings.


  • Must have at least five (5) years' experience as an executive assistant.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance up to the Secret level.
  • Must have experience in preparing, controlling, and distributing correspondence.
  • Must have experience in maintaining calendars, updating, adjusting, and coordinating to assure no meetings are missed.
  • Must have experience in coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Must have experience in recording meeting minutes.
  • Must have experience in creating documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PDF.


  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree. In lieu of bachelor’s degree, may have at least 10 years of experience as an executive assistant.


  • Must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) and a Secret Clearance.

​The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. The Alaka`ina Foundation FOCs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions,  Kīkaha Solutions, LLC,  and Pololei Solutions, LLC.  Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

For additional information, please visit  www.alakainafoundation.com


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