The University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant. The incumbent will provide administrative support for the faculty and staff of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute ( CTSI ). The CTSI Administrative Assistant will manage calendars and schedule meetings for senior CTSI Administrators, including organizing logistics and taking, transcribing, and distributing meeting minutes. The incumbent will respond to telephone and email correspondence, draft and prepare correspondence, maintain electronic files, perform data entry, and maintain databases and spreadsheets. There will be other general clerical duties as necessary. The incumbent should have experience scheduling large meetings and arranging logistics, preparing materials, and taking and distributing meeting notes. The incumbent will respond via email and telephone with internal and external faculty and staff as directed. The individual will be responsible for managing inventory of program materials and ordering materials as needed following CTSI procedures and will provide shopping duties in the university purchasing system.
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
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