Research Secretary II – Behavioral Sciences Service

Job Posting Number: 13444

New York, NY
April 19, 2017
Company Overview:

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.

Job Details:

The Research Secretary provides administrative and clerical support to Attendings (clinical & non-clinical) in the Behavioral Sciences Service of the Department. Activities include reception, telephone coverage and assisting Attendings with the administrative functions of their projects. Prepares documents, including memos, letters, project/presentation materials, etc. Assists in the preparation of manuscript submissions, grant applications, abstracts, CVs, etc. Arranges travel and reimbursement. Administrative support to coordinator/supervisor. Schedules appointments, meetings, and conferences as requested.

You Are:

  • Able to handle multiple priorities and to exercise judgment and discretion is essential.
  • Have the ability to work in a team-centered environment and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Organized and detailed oriented.
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn and adaptable to a changing environment

You have:

  • Minimum of one year secretarial experience in a research environment preferred.
  • Research grant submission and manuscript preparation experience a plus
  • Excellent typing and proofreading abilities.
  • Knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint. Ability to utilize word processing applications and access on-line systems.
  • Bachelors degree (healthcare administration or related) or High School Diploma plus two years of relevant experience

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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