In more than 100 laboratories, our scientists are conducting innovative research to advance understanding in the biological sciences and improve human health. The SKI Staff includes 400 research fellows, and 200 graduate students (both PhDs and MD/PhDs). We have many National Academy of Sciences members and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. We have cutting-edge technological recourses and promote collaboration between scientists and clinicians.
We are looking for a Senior Administrative assistant to join our team. The Senior Administrative Assistant provides high-level administrative and operational support for the Manager(s) (Principal Investigator(s) and/or Core Head(s)) to assure seamless support of the office and lab.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy, and passion
Ensure the smooth flow of communication between investigators, members of the lab, institutional contacts, and external contacts
Exhibit sound understanding of lab operations and manage day-to-day administrative operations for the manager and PI
Assist in the accurate preparation of complex documents and supervise the coordination and organization of timely grant submissions and similar projects
Troubleshoot process/paperwork problems and proactively follow up on problem resolution
Purchase capital equipment including laboratory and computer equipment, and maintain inventory and maintenance records
Manage complex calendars and scheduling of meetings on the managers behalf
Assist with clerical duties such as scheduling, attendance, payroll, and related records for lab members
Develop agendas for visiting faculty
Establish a detailed course of action for duties, demonstrate thoroughness and accuracy, and use written and verbal communication skills while using extensive discretion and judgment
High School Diploma/GED
4-7 years of proven experience in an administrative role, preferably in an academic research environment
Grants experience preferred #LI-Post
Internal Number: 2021-47404
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.