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.
This job family is key to the operations and administrative support required by department managers. In large departments, Program Administrator II's may serve as supervisors for administrative support staff. As a whole, administrative support staff will manage or support programs of different magnitudes; will support assigned number of principals or staff members; will provide support of various leadership levels requiring appropriate ability to manage confidential, or time-sensitive information; may be assigned to or lead departmental or institute teams.
Bachelor of science degree or equivalent and a minimum of five years experience in a scientific or health care setting with demonstrated experience in managing program components.
Strong computer skills are essential, notably using software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and EndNote.
Ability to work with standard website design and editing desired.
Energetic individual with interest in research.
Strong analytic, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills required.
Ability to work independently, implement changes, be proactive, and set priorities.
Ability to absorb new information quickly, to anticipate needs, and to work effectively with diverse groups of people within all levels of the organization.
Scientific background/understanding of research environment and hands-on experience in the preparation and editing of manuscripts and research grants is 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.