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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.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is dedicated to enhancing the academic, collegial, and professional environment for postdoctoral trainees at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. OPA serves as a resource for current and prospective postdoctoral trainees as well as for faculty and administrators.
We are currently seeking a Manager for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to oversee postdoctoral relations and training, departmental programs and events, communications, and budget.
Balance business and creative goals to develop new and existing programs from inception through implementation and maintenance
Stay abreast of the needs of postdocs at MSK and identify new ideas and innovative suggestions for improving postdoctoral experiences at MSK
Proactively build relationships with postdocs, faculty, and key stakeholders across MSK to serve as the first point of contact to address all postdocs questions and to reliably meet the needs of the postdoctoral community at all levels: administrative, professional and personal
Plan and prioritize project work aligned with organizational goals. Lead and manage day-to-day project activities for complex initiatives with multi-departmental teams and across stakeholders
Design, develop, and manage the communication strategy for internal and external audiences
Organize and lead the annual Postdoc Symposium and appreciation events. Liaise with Public Affairs to develop news articles, blog posts, and creative outlets for postdocs to receive recognition. Develop and maintain external postdoc websites, intranet pages, and monitor PDA websites (Facebook, Twitter)
Design training curriculum and deliver some course content. These include, but are not limited to, courses in English as a second language, writing/communication, grantsmanship, retirement savings & taxation
Manage and maintain overall OPA budget by preparing the annual budget, monitoring expenses, tracking and reporting variances
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
A PhD degree with post doctoral experience in an academic environment or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with 5+ years experience working in a management role within an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
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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