Administrative Assistant

Company: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

General Information
US-NY-Cold Spring Harbor
2 Year Degree
5 to 7 years
Job Description

Administrative Assistant - Scientific Administrator

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research facility on Long Island’s North Shore, is searching for a professional individual to provide administrative and secretarial support to a group of scientific researchers.

Job responsibilities will include maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, appointments and travel arrangements, updating web sites, assisting with grant applications, preparation of grant progress reports and scientific publications, and assisting with oversight of expenses and budgets. Other responsibilities will include preparing schedules for visiting seminar speakers, assisting in organizing weekly in-house seminars and the yearly in-house symposium and ordering supplies.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess at least five years of administrative experience coupled with exceptional organizational, communication, computer and administrative skills. A minimum of 4 to 5 years of related experience required as well as exceptional organizational, communication and PC skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook (Familiarity with MAC OS X, Canvas, FileMaker Pro, & Endnote is helpful). An ability to multitask and thrive under pressure is necessary. Experience with submission of federal grants for scientific research and familiarity with scientific/ technical terminology is helpful.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

How To Apply

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL Careers website at -

Position Number 01023-A

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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