Southwest Research Institute
October 12, 2021
San Antonio, TX
Job Type


Who We Are:

We are R&D problem-solvers providing independent, premier services to government and industry clients; operating as a nonprofit since 1947, we work the public's best interest and toward the betterment of humankind, pushing the boundaries of science and technology to develop solutions.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Provide administrative support for the diverse R&D Applied Power Division.
  • Provide direct support for a department and multiple levels of management.
  • Support projects and project managers.
  • Coordinates travel.
  • Coordinate personnel security.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Support projects and project managers by formatting and routing monthly, quarterly, final reports and any other documents for signatures and assisting with the preparation of client visits.
  • Serve as administrative point of contact for a department; update org. charts, assists with the scheduling and preparation of department and staff meetings, timesheet support.
  • Potential point of contact for travel preparation and coordination; utilize Concur software and works with Institute Travel Department to coordinate a fluctuating amount of travel requests to include vehicle rentals; travel authorization and expense account preparation
  • Flexibility to assist in multiple levels of support as needed, to include personnel security processes.


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 10 years: Related clerical experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Must have the ability and willingness to interface with a diverse group of staff members, different levels of management, and clients on a daily basis
  • Must be reliable, flexible, and able to take initiative and follow through on assignments
  • Must have basic knowledge of general office procedures and software (e.g., email, data entry, copying, scanning, faxing documents, etc.)
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Applied Power home page.

For benefits information at our San Antonio location, click here.
For benefits information at all other locations, click here.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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