At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Administrative Assistant II to Sloan Kettering Institute Director, Dr. Joan Massagué
In more than 100 laboratories, our scientists are conducting innovative research to advance understanding in the biological sciences and improve human health. The Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) Staff includes 400 research fellows, and 200 graduate students (both PhDs and MD/PhDs). SKI also includes many National Academy of Sciences members and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.
Resourceful - be able to take action and pursue alternatives to develop effective solutions.
A strong teammate - flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Focused -detail oriented multi-tasker – not easily overwhelmed by changing circumstances
An effective communicator - capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
Willing to take action, eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Provide administrative support to Dr. Massague and his team; perform various clerical and administrative duties, including but not limited to a strong focus in calendar management, recruitment/promotions, organizing, coordinating meetings, processing reimbursements, and meeting minutes.
Anticipate Dr. Massague’s professional needs; plan ahead and be alert to last minute changes
Use discretion when dealing with confidential matters
Prepare/produce accurate documents including memos, correspondence, reports, presentations, and manuals as required.
Complete required paperwork/communication tools for department.
Answer assigned phone lines and direct calls; cross-cover other lines as assigned; understanding that you are acting as a representative of Dr. Massague
Assist and participates in divisional projects.
Bachelor's degree preferred plus one year of experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Professional, patient demeanor and good people skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Additional information regarding Dr. Massague and the Lab:
In order to be considered for an Administrative/ Secretary role here at MSK, you will be required to pass an online Administrative Assessment. When applying to this position, you will be prompted to take the assessment. It takes about 45 minutes to complete. Please note that you will have 48 hours to complete this test.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd 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.