Administrative Assistant
Brown University - Providence, RI

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Job Number

M02793

Grade Level To link to salary grades, click here.

06

Preferred Hiring Pay Range

Duration of Job

Regular

Time Status

Part Time

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Months per Year

12

Weeks per Year

52

Other than regular hours (Mon-Fri, 8:30-5:00)

Position Summary

Provides administrative support to both the academic and teaching responsibilities of assigned faculty through the coordination/preparation of course materials, seminars and other department events. Arrange travel and hospitalities for conferences and events, and work with outside vendors of scientific/office supplies and equipment. Responsible for purchasing of both laboratory and office supplies and maintaining accurate records. The Administrative Assistant will assist the chair, primary and adjunct faculty, Department Manager, and students within MMI's programs and services. This position will provide secretarial and general office support services for the department, and will assist in ad-hoc projects as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • High school graduate with 4 years of administrative support or equivalent combination of education/experience -Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills -Self starter and well-organized to oversee and handle multiple tasks within time constraints -General knowledge of recordkeeping and principles of fiscal management -Strong computer skills (word processing, excel, Filemaker Pro) -Ability to multi-task and respond to interruptions while maintaining a positive attitude and demonstrating excellent customer service skills -Ability to work independently as well as attention to detail a must -Due to the cyclical nature of the work, incumbent must be able to adapt to fluctuations in workload.
Special Physical Requirements

Job Type

Non-exempt

Job Group Code

C - Secretarial / Office / Clerical

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled/Closed

Application Period Begin

03-27-2013

Required Background Checks for Selected Candidate

Criminal

FPA Number (Faculty Personnel Use Only):
Quicklink for Posting

careers.brown.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=119901

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