Riverside Research Institute

Administrative Assistant / Office Assistant (Part-time)

Location US-MA-Lexington
ID 2024-3306
Corporate Operations
Position Type
Less Than 30 Hourly

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country’s most challenging technical problems.
 All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

We are seeking an exceptionally bright, friendly, flexible, poised, and self-motivated individual to become a Riverside Research Part-Time Administrative Assistant / Office Manager. As the face of our Lexington Office, you will partner with all parts of the enterprise to ensure that the office runs smoothly, and in parallel with our company culture and business objectives.




  • Manage office supplies
  • Manage meeting preparation
  • Initiate and track facility work orders; monitor status, request work orders, and escort maintenance staff
  • Escort visitors/vendors within the facility
  • Monitor, purchase & stock snacks & drinks
  • Maintain Purchase Card; make purchases for office requirements, P Card reconciliation
  • Creating shipping labels and scheduling shipment pickups 
  • Coordinating daily cleaning crew activities
  • Ability to manage time, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems, and provide focused solutions
  • Notary; provide service to employees when requested
  • Plans and executes office morale events and annual holiday parties
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Associate degree (or 3 additional 3 years of equivalent experience)
  • 2 years of experience as an office manager or administrative assistant
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Energetic person with a desire to foster a positive, inclusive office environment
  • Ability to follow established processes and checklists
  • Must be willing to be "on site" every day in a aPart-Time capacity
  • Microsoft Office proficiency



Global Comp

$58,240 - $62,400 This represents the typical compensation range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.


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