Rockefeller University Laboratory Administrator in New York, New York
Job Title Laboratory Administrator
Laboratory / Department Molecular Biology
Research in the laboratory of molecular biology aims to identify the genes, circuits, cells, macromolecular assemblies and individual molecules that contribute to the function and dysfunction of the mammalian brain. Scientists in the laboratory of molecular biology have developed a suite of novel approaches based on the manipulation of bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) to investigate the histological and functional complexities of the mammalian brain in vivo and to understand how these mechanisms become dysfunctional in disease.
The Laboratory Administrator will be a jack of all trades Administrator and handle everything from accounting and finance to grants administration and other administrative functions. Will perform duties and tasks that are complex in nature where considerable judgement, independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Responsibilities include overseeing the office and laboratory of the Principal Investigator (PI), working in a lab of 25 people, and managing the PI's schedule, calendar, and arranging travel. Will handle all aspects of the laboratory's finances including budget accounting of several large accounts, private and federal grants, writing progress reports and other administrative demands of grant applications, including budgets, process all laboratory personnel and faculty appointments including new hires and terminations and visa paperwork, and work with the Office of Technology Transfer to manage Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs). Will compose correspondence and interact with government officials, collaborators, and Rockefeller University staff on laboratory matters, upkeep service contracts, answer telephones, file, process expenses and other administrative and clerical tasks.
Bachelor's degree required. Must have a minimum of 3 years of administrative experience supporting executive management. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as financial and analytical experience required. Must have strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to multi-task effectively, and a professional demeanor a must. Knowledge of grant writing and management and comfortability with budgets and basic accounting necessary. Experience with Oracle and the NIH grant submission process is preferred.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans