The Executive Assistant provides administrative support for the Senior Vice President of Development and assists the Assistant Director in project management tasks as related to the Offices of the President and SVP. The position handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment. This position is responsible for coordinating and preparing presentations and other materials as well as developing and editing correspondence on behalf of the SVP. The Executive Assistant assists the SVP with the management of calendars and meeting schedules as needed for the SVP and President. The Executive Assistant also provides backup support to the Assistant Director.
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.
Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
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 the Assistant Director, Office of the SVP.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required; 3-5 years experience, non-profit setting preferred. Prior professional experience with Excel and/or other complex databases.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Excellent written and effective verbal communications skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and work collaboratively with a variety of personalities. Significant computer skills including but not limited to all Microsoft Office Suite products, Microsoft Project, VISIO, intranet development/editing tools, skill at searching the web for various information. Must be able to handle all situations and documentation in a highly confidential manner.
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime may be required.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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