Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reports to Associate VP of Development. This position does not have any supervisory responsibility and will seek major decision-making authority from direct supervisor. However, independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, and senior staff and confidential information. This individual will be a resource for other administrative staff.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred. 2-3 years administrative experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong orientation to customer service and donor relations, superior organizational and project management skills, and a directed and self-starting attitude are all required. Expertise with numbers and Excel spreadsheets, as well as strong proofreading skills are necessary. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite products and excellent administrative skills are necessary. Experience with PledgeMaker fundraising software is a plus. A high degree of confidentiality must always be exercised.
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some over-time or weekend work may be required. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.