Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research facility on Long Island’s North Shore, is searching for a professional individual to provide administrative and secretarial support to a group of scientific researchers. This position requires the candidate to exercise discretion and independent judgment in investigating and resolving issues on behalf of researchers.
Job responsibilities will include assisting in the preparation and submission of grant applications and progress reports. Maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, appointments, making travel arrangements, travel reimbursements, updating web sites, assisting with scientific publication submission, maintaining publication database, and assisting with oversight of expenses and budgets. Other responsibilities will include arranging seminar series including schedules and reimbursement for visiting speakers. Also prepare original correspondence, maintain files, answer phones, handle mail and ordering supplies.
Education: Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of 4 to 5 years of related experience required as well as exceptional organizational, communication and PC skills, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Outlook (Familiarity with MAC OS X, Canvas, FileMaker Pro, & Endnote is helpful). Experience with submission of federal grants for scientific research and familiarity with scientific/ technical terminology is helpful.
Environmental: Must be able to work independently, multi-task and thrive under pressure is necessary.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at:
Position Number: 01574-A
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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