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.
These positions provide a variety of administrative functions to staff, faculty member/s or department/s. Uses various office software to produce reports, spreadsheets, presentations or other documents as needed. Requires knowledge of Institute policies and practices and may be required to interface with senior management, cross-organizations, internal and external customers and government and community officials which require considerable tact and diplomacy.
The primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant (AA) in DFCI’s Office of General Counsel is complex scheduling and management of attorney calendars. The AA will be expected to demonstrate a high-level of proficiency with the Microsoft Outlook calendar function and be able to understand and prioritize multiple parties’ scheduling needs. The AA should have excellent judgment with respect to understanding when to make independent decisions about calendaring requests and how best to organize attorneys’ calendars. The AA should also have the ability to understand and organize complex filing systems. Most important is a genuine desire to assist the attorneys the role supports.
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.