This position will serve as the Administrative Assistant for the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering (CCME) Laboratory within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Center for Military & Medicine Research (CMMR). Provides leadership, direction and administration to all aspects of CCME & CMMR to ensure the accomplishment of its common goals and objectives. The incumbent is responsible for all the purchasing of supplies and equipment through Panther Express, equipment maintenance and general CCME laboratory & CMMR needs and all P-card purchases for faculty and lab members. In addition, he/she will complete T&B expense reports via Prism, schedule travel arrangements, process disbursement requests via Panther Express, drafts memos, NIH Biosketches, letters and other correspondence for faculty members. He/she will be responsible for the management of the Microsoft Outlook Calendars of Dr. Tuan, 2 members of CMMR, and 2 conference rooms, and will maintain the inventory of the CCME office supply cabinet. He/she will be responsible for assisting all lab personnel to Dr. Rocky Tuan's CCME laboratory & CMMR with daily needs, such as Pitt ID badge requests, parking passes, security access to different buildings within the University of Pittsburgh campus and any general needs requested by CCME lab & CMMR personnel. Lastly, he/she will be expected to assist the Grants Manager with performing monthly reconciliations for the existing CCME grants, as needed. Preference will be given to candidates who have Post-Award Grant Administration experience.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Education Required: Baccalaureate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: At least 5 years of Administrative experience. Applicants with a background in Higher Education and/or University of Pittsburgh policies and procedures preferred.
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