Rockefeller University Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Coordinator (Salary Range: $75K-$85K) in New York, New York
Job Title Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Coordinator (Salary Range: $75K-$85K)
Laboratory / Department Dean's Office
The Rockefeller University is dedicated to benefiting humankind through scientific research and its application. Rockefeller is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry and biophysics. The University's Ph.D. program offers rigorous training in the biomedical and physical sciences and close mentoring by faculty. Rockefeller also offers one of the nations top M.D./Ph.D. programs with neighboring Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The graduate program is flexible and individualized depending on a student's needs, and provides full financial support, housing on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and outstanding opportunities for intellectual growth.
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and education in biomedical sciences. The Dean's Office oversees educational programs at the University, including the Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs. We are seeking a Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Coordinator to assist with the day-to-day operations and manage administrative aspects of the graduate and postdoctoral programs. Responsibilities include greeting walk-in visitors to the Dean's Office and responding to questions; answering calls; responding to emails; processing applications to the Rockefeller Ph.D. program; conducting inventory and ordering office supplies; assisting with office maintenance (copiers, etc.); managing large office purchases and contracts; processing applications to the Rockefeller Ph.D. program, organizing events for prospective students; participating in graduate student recruitment through conferences and school visits; managing and updating website(s); assisting with purchases and reimbursements; coordinating thesis defense process for graduating students; serving as the primary point of contact for the postdoctoral community connecting postdocs with the appropriate RU resources based on their needs; organizing and attending regular meetings of the Postdoctoral Advisory Committee (PAC); supporting postdoc events; attending regional and national meetings on postdoctoral affairs (NYC postdoc office meetings, meetings of the National Postdoctoral Association, etc.) to remain abreast of postdoc issues; special projects as assigned. Targeted salary is $75,000 to $85,000.
A Bachelor's degree, including a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience, is required. Experience in an academic or research institution is strongly preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and other digital communication platforms is required. Must be able to multi-task and have the discretion to handle confidential student and postdoc information. The ideal candidate must be highly motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Although most work will take place during normal business hours, occasional evening or weekend work will be required, including conference travel.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans