Senior Research Assistant / Meeting Facilitator

2 weeks ago
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Job Category
Program Management


Overview of Program:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partners with emergency communications personnel and Government officials at all levels of Government to lead the nationwide effort to improve emergency communications capabilities and National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) communications functions. It supports and promotes the ability of emergency response providers and relevant Government officials to continue to communicate in the event of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.  DHS is responsible for engaging partners at all levels of Government – Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, international – to focus on improving public safety, national security, and emergency communications.


Responsibilities for position:

  • Conduct research and prepare statistical reports.
  • Assist team and DHS with planning, coordinating, and facilitating large virtual and in-person stakeholder meetings. Design meetings and agendas.
  • Contribute to the development and editing of documents such as technical bulletins and strategic plans.
  • Supervise junior administrative personnel.
  • Occasional travel may be required.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree and 10 or more years of experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive writing, editing, and communications background.
  • Competence with MS Office – PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with planning and coordinating large virtual and in-person meetings.
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work independently, cooperatively, and collaboratively with various levels of staff.
  • Results-oriented problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented project, demonstrate excellent relationship building, and function productively in a fast-paced environment including multi-tasking with strong attention to detail.
  • Be able to obtain DHS Suitability.     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with public safety communications or with the Federal Government.
  • Experience with project coordination.
  • Experience using a software visual modeling tool (e.g. Visio) and SharePoint.
  • Understand technical terminology.
  • Secret or Top Secret clearance, or DHS Suitability desired.    


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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