Staff Assistant - Microbiology, School of Medicine
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 17495
Molecular Biology and Microbiology is a Basic Science Department of the Medical School with 16 full time faculty and a graduate program in Molecular Microbiology. Faculty are committed to teaching in the Medical, Medical Masters and Dental Schools as well as in programs of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts School of Medicine
What You'll Do
Under limited supervision, the Staff Assistant will perform complex and diverse duties for the department and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, and staff, as well as for the public. The Staff Assistant will provide administrative support including coordinating meetings, special events, and travel arrangements as well as producing, proofreading and editing complex reports, documents and spreadsheets. This position may also be involved in the scheduling and coordinating of travel and itinerary for seminar speakers.
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a College Degree with 1-3 years of experience
Consistent attention to detail and excellent organizational and communication skills are critical
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet and database knowledge
Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Part of the work involves experiments with the pathogenic bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and must be carried out in a Biosafety level 3 lab. Occasional need to work beyond regular work hours, holidays, or weekends as experiments demand.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.