Job Description

Requisition Number 06263
Department Name: Chemistry - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Administrative Assistant III Research
Position Summary:

Provides administrative support for all levels of faculty and staff, primarily to one or more Principal Investigators (PI) as well as to lab personnel. Size of group supported varies, but is generally fewer than 18 people and does not usually consider Visiting Investigators or Scientific Collaborators in this count. Assignment may include assisting a higher level Administrative Assistant.

Location: California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to sit and type at a computer terminal for up to 8 hours per day with appropriate breaks and perform tasks that require fine dexterity and repetitive motions using the arms, hands, wrists and fingers. Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Minimum three years directly related experience as an administrative assistant in an environment such as medical, research, educational or legal where duties included preparing detailed and specific forms (i.e. grants, contracts, legal documents); formatting documents including inserting graphs and references; making extensive travel/meeting arrangements; supplies ordering and budgeting; reading, understanding and interpreting lengthy instructions; and independently accomplishing multiple tasks coordinating multiple sources. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Effective organization, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint) and Adobe Acrobat skills. Ability to learn EndNote, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop. Experience preferred. Professional level typing (60 wpm) and editing skills. Strong familiarity with PC and/or Macintosh. Experience tracking, reconciling and reporting budgets and accounting expenditures. Skilled in the use of dictation/transcription system. Shorthand skills helpful. Ability to work in a laboratory environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation:
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Administrative & Support
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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