We have an exciting new opportunity to work with the Chair of Cancer Biology & Genetics of Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) Dr. Scott Lowe ! In addition to being a Program Chair, Dr, Lowe is also the Chair of the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center; and an Investigator, at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. A world-renowned scientist, Dr. Lowe leads a program dedicated to the study of tumor-suppressor networks controlling apoptosis and senescence and how their disruption influences malignant behavior, as well as a Collaborative Research Center that brings together laboratory investigators and clinicians to explore meaningful areas of cancer science. Dr. Lowe is uniquely positioned to harness the strengths of both endeavors to advance the ultimate goal of better treatments for patients.
In an effort to support program growth and development, the Assistant to Chair will play a vital role in supporting Dr. Lowe, the lab, and the office by providing a high standard of administrative and operational support. We want you to join our team!
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
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy, and passion
Ensure the smooth flow of communication between investigators, members of the lab, institutional contacts, and external contacts
Exhibit sound understanding of lab operations and manage day-to-day administrative operations for the manager and PI
Assist in the accurate preparation of complex documents and supervise the coordination and organization of timely grant submissions and similar projects
Troubleshoot process/paperwork problems and proactively follow up on problem resolution
Purchase capital equipment including laboratory and computer equipment, and maintain inventory and maintenance records
Manage complex calendars and scheduling of meetings on the managers behalf
Assist with clerical duties such as scheduling, attendance, payroll, and related records for lab members
Develop agendas for visiting faculty
Establish a detailed course of action for duties, demonstrate thoroughness and accuracy, and use written and verbal communication skills while using extensive discretion and judgment
High School Diploma/GED
4-7 years of proven experience in an administrative role, preferably in an academic research environment
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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.