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The purpose of this role is to support the Translational Research Program’s administrative team, faculty, and staff. The administrative assistant reports to the Program Operations Director and is responsible for general office support, assisting with purchasing, event management including seminars, conference room scheduling and coordinating events and travel, ensuring laboratory facility needs are met, and assisting the Program Operations Director with all HR and personnel actions. The primary goal of this role is to provide quality support to those within and outside the department and help insure that the department and lab floor runs smoothly. The Program Operations Director may add other items to this list of duties at any time.
Purchasing and Accounting:
Required: HS Diploma
Preferred: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
Two years of experience in a research and/or non- profit organization preferred. The ideal candidate would possess he the following qualities:
NOTE: Submission of a targeted cover letter is strongly preferred.