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Navy Administrative Support Part-Time SELRES Reservist

Defense Innovation Unit
Mountain View, CA
  • Over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) supports the Department of Defense’s efforts to create and foster commercial partnerships within multiple innovation ecosystems across the United States. It is staffed by active-duty and reserve personnel, government civilians and contracted consultants.

DIU is headquartered in Mountain View, CA with satellite offices in Cambridge, MA, Washington DC,  Austin, TX and Chicago, IL. Navy Reservists will be attached to NRC DC for administration and can provide support from any of the DIU offices.

*This is not an opening to a specific billet, rather a means of indicating your interest in serving in a part time Selected Reserve (SELRES) capacity at DIU.  DIU Navy Administrative Support Part-Time SELRES Reservist billets are OSD and Navy coded enlisted billets, for enlisted members who are currently affiliated (or are in the process of affiliating) with the Navy Reserve as a Selected Reservist (SELRES), ideally targeting E-6s. The service lead or reserve lead will reach out when we have billet openings and your profile is a match for our current needs.


Navy SELRES provide support to DIU's Portfolio and Engagement teams based on their military and civilian expertise. 

The type of support required is administrative,  traditionally from a reserve sailor with either the Yeoman (YN) rate or a Personnel Specialist (PS) rate.  

Types of Support

  • Preparing, typing and routing correspondence and reports

  • Organizing and maintaining files

  • Performing office personnel administration

  • Maintaining records and official publications

  • Performing administrative functions for legal proceedings

  • Serving as office managers

  • Performing other various clerical and administrative duties

  • Maintaining and entering data into Enlisted Service Records

  • Gaining personnel to new commands, transferring personnel, preparing personnel for retirement/Fleet Reserve.  Preparing all types of separations.

  • Writing official letters and reports

  • Performing travel claim accounting; preparing financial reports

  • Provide pay and entitlement information to individual Navy members

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Capacity to thrive in a culture where self-motivation is necessary, and communication is paramount. Ability to juggle numerous tasks and competing priorities
  • Understand the expectations of supervisors/stakeholders/teammates and develop strong working relationships to achieve shared goals. Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn and support Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force admin and human resources processes on behalf of DIU service personnel.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to present complex matters clearly and simply; effective organizational skills;
  • Proficient computer skills, Google Suite a plus
  • High level of responsibility, ownership and accountability
  • Passion for great DoD-Silicon Valley customer experiences


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Defense Innovation Unit


Mountain View, CA
94043 USA



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