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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for providing a broad range of support on projects & program related planning functions including laboratory facilities. Responsible for providing moderate protocol development and other research-related activities for human subjects studies. Uses judgment and discretion to interpret and analyze data for reporting purposes. Plans and coordinates seminars, project milestones, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Moderate Project Support Uses judgment to provides project/program support while prioritizing own work to a supervisor, department, or organizational unit in the preparation, analyses and delivering of project relevant materials that includes but is not limited to: tracks, organizes and maintains data collected, conducts researches, analyses, interprets and reports the final findings. Assists with project and event planning and implementation, manages the logistics of and coordinates content development for meetings, conferences, and other project-related events; assists with the design and development of project products and reports; coordinates and monitors project budgets; coordinates proposal development and managing the proposal process; assists with project data collection activities such as surveys to maintain and improve the effectiveness of the workflow and ensure customer satisfaction. May supervise and guide the work of other staff such as the work of the project assistant.
Reports - Prepares and review documents independently. Coordinates/communicates project activities with concerned parties. Receives, classifies, reconciles and consolidates data. Compiles and prepares reports based on information readily available, verify, interprets and analyses information, determines report format, identifies discrepancies and make corrections. Researches problems, issues and concerns and responds to requests for information and summarizes data based on information compiled from various sources.
Moderately Complex Clerical Functions Assists in the preparation of the departments budget report, completes petty cash vouchers and obtains necessary signatures, obtains petty cash, prepares payments and check requests for payments to vendors as needed. May provide messenger services for the Department.
Word Processing/Typing Prepares and proofreads memos, reports and applications. Independently prepares responses to routine correspondence. Develops documents for presentation or meeting.
Scheduling and Coordinating Maintains routine calendar, schedules appointments, assist in preparing for conferences (checking the logistics and technical support, order and set up food, etc.) and other related duties. Assists and coordinates special events planning.
Filing and Mail Distribution - Maintains office filing and storage systems by sorting, recording and filing written material in alphabetical, numerical, or subject order as needed. Retrieves material from files upon request and keeps records of the movement of file materials. Opens, sorts, routes and distributes mail to the appropriate party. Screen mail to determine which letters can be answered independtly.
Ensures laboratory facilities are operating properly, coordinates repairs and escalates environmental concerns
Clerical Support - Makes and provides clerical support to the department/unit (photocopy, fax, mails, and files, data entry, sorts and distributes mail, ect.) and other related duties as needed. May order office supplies. Meets and greets clients; Resolves non-routine situations based on established policies and procedures and refers non solved issues and questions to the appropriate party.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree and minimum of 1 year of related experience in an office setting or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective Oral, written communication and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power point and Access. Ability to develop basic formulae for spreadsheets; set up routine computer procedures; Ability to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software. Ability to proofread documents and write clear, concise 1st draft. Ability to type at a speed of at least 45 net words per minutes. Knowledge of standard office practices. Ability to multi-task while paying attention to details. Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi-line telephones, fax machines.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related field with 2 to 3 years of related experience in an office setting is preferred. Knowledge of human subjects research compliance and Institutional Review Boards.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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