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Responsible for providing senior level management administrative support to the Director, Alliance and Business Operations, the Executive Deputy Director and the Director of Translational Research Operations in the Translational Research Program (TRP) of the Abramson Cancer Center. This position assures the smooth operation of the TRPs day-to-day business and administrative needs. Some responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of senior staff calendars, coordination of complex travel arrangements, compilation and submission of expense reports, organization and facilitation of meetings for both the Alliance Program and the TRP, including off-site retreats and other events, and recording and distribution of meeting minutes. This role will collaborate with the TRP Deputy Director in support of IND document review and preparation. Will participate in various Business Operations projects. Suggests improvements and creative solutions to business operations processes. Participates in Business Operations meetings as an active member of the Operations team. Manages department purchasing and maintenance of supplies, filing of documentation, emailing, scanning, faxing
High School diploma and 5 years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required, College degree or coursework preferred. Effective problem solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills, and detail oriented. Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel).
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