Administrative Support

Social Security has many diverse responsibilities that require a variety of support positions. These positions are often used as entry-level positions for a variety of fields that can lead to highly specialized career areas. Positions in support areas provide the opportunity to develop professional skills. Support positions involve many different kinds of assignments from the very technical to key support roles in customer service.

Skills We Look For

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Specialized skills related to the specific organization and position being filled
  • Minimum levels of educational requirements vary depending on the position. Review postings carefully for qualification requirements. Prior work experience is often not required but can enhance qualifications for entry-level positions. Many positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent of work experience in business.

Examples of Positions in This Area Include:

Staff & Executive Assistants support department offices and senior staff. These employees coordinate meetings and events, greet office guests and visitors, facilitate office travel, and manage other administrative functions.

Management Analysts are responsible for performing a variety of coordinative, analytical, consultative, and advisory services. These employees gather data to prepare reports and make recommendations for agency executives.