We seek a Administrative Assistant to assist in the coordination of long term and day-to-day activities for the new NeuroNex Technology Hub and its leaders. These activities support the aims of this cooperative agreement: innovation and development of tools for neuroscience research, dissemination of knowledge via a website and personal connections, and education for students and the public. Responsibilities will include helping to coordinate reimbursement for project leaders, helping to coordinate scheduling, and helping to record and disseminate meeting notes.
Associateâ™s degree and 1-2 yearsâ™ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Degree and/or work experience in communications, visual/graphic design, and/or a STEM-field preferred
Demonstrated experience with detailed record keeping
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Experience working in an academic setting preferred
Experience with travel and event planning, especially complicated or multifaceted itineraries
Experience with videoconferencing preferred
Genuine interest in neuroscience, marine biology, molecular biology is a plus
Interest and proficiency in basic hosting/entertaining is helpful
Interest in website development and maintenance is helpful
Experience in teaching/coaching/counseling, especially middle- to high school-age children is a plus
Careful attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks amidst competing projects.
Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) the basics of copyright laws as they apply to materials posted on the Internet.
Proficient with Google, Microsoft, and Apple software packages. Experience and/or willingness to learn project management software such as Asana, Wrike, Zoho, Trello, etc.
Knowledge of basic webpage design, content acquisition, creation and maintenance is a plus.
Criminal background and education check required.
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Department of Neuroscience
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