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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Administrative Support Specialist I - Walensky in Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

The Walensky laboratory of cancer chemical biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking an energetic, efficient, and resourceful Administrative Specialist who will provide critical administrative and managerial support to the principal investigator (PI) in his multidisciplinary roles as a physician, scientist, and educator.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to: providing operations support to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, overseeing the day-to-day infrastructure of the laboratory to optimize processes (laboratory website maintenance, collaborations, intellectual property filings, database management), organizing research and student gatherings/events, arrange PI travel, provide organizational support to laboratory and educational program personnel, and take on special projects. The successful applicant will serve as a critical liaison and coordinator for the principal investigator in his duties as clinician, laboratory PI, and Director of the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD program.

Specific skills and personal attributes required include: high energy and upbeat multi-tasker, supremely organized with exquisite attention to detail, independent thinker and doer, exemplary written and oral communication skills, computer and technology savvy, impeccable people skills a must.

BA required, strong administrative interests or background a plus, along with superior computer, organizational, leadership, and communication skills.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Job ID: 2019-12780

Grade: 18

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