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Assistant to the Chairman, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Assistant to the Chairman, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Requisition ID 
2017-16317
Job Locations 
USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Category 
Administrative/Clerical

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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 Description

Assistant to the Chairman, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

We are: 

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is dedicated to pursuing research designed to better understand the causes of cancer as well as strategies for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease. We are looking for a smart, detail-oriented, motivated individual who will be managing the office and activities of the Chairman, Dr. Colin Begg and working with the department's professional and administrative staff to achieve departmental goals. The department is comprised of the Biostatistics Service, Epidemiology Service, Health Outcomes Group, Computer Resource Group and Administrative Team.

 

You Are:

  • Detail-oriented in your approach: demonstrated in your work, correspondence and written communication. 
  • A professional who is comfortable working closely with senior faculty and staff 
  • 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 to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • 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.

 

You Will:

  • Represent the Office of the Chairman in all correspondence internally and externally; managing sensitive information for the office. 
  • Assist with executing departmental faculty searches, serving as the first point of contact for candidates. Responsible for appointing/reappointing all professional staff within the department. 
  • Prepare/produce accurate documents including memos, agendas, presentations, CV, biosketch and as required. 
  • Work with the Chairman to foster the growth of new initiatives within the department. 
  • Perform clerical duties on behalf of the Chairman. This entails managing the Chairman’s daily calendar and travel plans. Maintaining his files, correspondence and associating tracking systems. Manage the Chairman’s expenses, reimbursements, reconciliations, and purchases. 
  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support the administrative team providing support/cross coverage as needed.

 

You Have:

  • Bachelors degree preferred with 4-7 years administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong prioritization, attention to detail and organizational skills

Closing

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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