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 Administrative Assistant and Department Coordinator (AA/DC) role provides administrative support to the Vice-President of Compliance and Compliance Department staff and also coordinates Department activities. The balance between administrative and coordination work is approximately equal. The AA/DC will pro-actively maintain moderately complex calendars and help coordinate the Department workflow. This individual is energetic, creative, efficient and enjoys being a member of a team. The role requires a high level of independent functionality, team-based work, resourcefulness, and good problem-solving and organizational skills. The role requires a high level of professionalism in speaking with executives, internal departments, and occasionally in triaging calls from patients and government officials. This individual must be willing to lead by example in following Institution ethical policies and procedures. The role requires close collaboration with administrative support within the Office of General Counsel and other Departments throughout the organization.
Administrative Assistant primary duties and responsibilities
Department Coordinator primary duties and responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree required and/or a minimum of 2-5 years relevant experience. Experience in a Compliance Department, hospital or legal department is a plus.
May function in a supervisory role to students/volunteers.
Knowledge, Skills and Required abilities
Patient interaction, but no direct/clinical contact.
Standard office environment
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.