Administrative Assistant

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 07/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Administrative Job Number: 174446 Pay Rate: $55,000 - $59,000

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A private university is looking to add an Administrative Assistant to their team on a contract basis. However, this position has the potential to extend to permanent work. Moreover, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is very motivated to learn, attentive, and grow as a professional. 

  • Assists with research, educational, and administrative activities
  • Ensure a quality-based flow of work
  • Organize all activities including seminar schedules, visitor itineraries, and other cyclical business processes
  • Prepare and organize materials for funding applications, as well as manuscript and abstract submissions
  • Support financial reimbursements and processing
  • Order supplies and maintain current records on members and their contact information

  • Bachelor' s degree in English, Writing, or Science
  • 2 to 4 years of administrative work experience
  • Must be able to type 55 to 65 WPM
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Medical Center or University experience
  • Exposure to the grant application submission process
  • Knowledge of medical and scientific terminology
  • Exceptional attention to editorial detail

Job ID: 174446

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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