Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated part time Work Assistant for the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics within the New Jersey Medical School.
The purpose of this position is to provide clerical support to the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Chair's administrative office.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides administrative support to the Chair, administrative office, faculty and staff, including composing correspondence, updating the Chair's calendar, support and assistance to faculty and staff including composing correspondence, filing, answering telephones, and the handling of incoming and outgoing mail.
Assists with the coordination of staff activities for and otherwise participates in assisting with the administration of department programs and activities.
Researches and prepares special reports as required.
Assists department faculty or course directors with clerical duties for courses including duplicating exams, lectures, handouts and articles.
Completes assignments and projects as assigned by the Chair and Administrative Team.
Handles incoming and outgoing mail, and schedules shipping, as required.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum two to four years of administrative and secretarial experience.
Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to set priorities and work in a team-oriented environment.
Must be detailed oriented and have strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
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