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.
The Development Assistant provides administrative support and is responsible for assisting the Assistant Director and the entire Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Business Unit to reach financial goals.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Internal – Development Office Related
External – Walk Participant Related
Reports to the Assistant Director, Boston MarathonÒ Jimmy Fund Walk. Major decision-making authority comes from direct supervisor, however, independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with participants, volunteers, donors, interns, etc.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 0-2 years of administrative experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong written and verbal communications skills are necessary with a strong orientation to customer service. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage a variety of projects are key. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite products is absolutely necessary. Overtime and weekend work required.
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime 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.