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Project Coordinator (50% Part-time)

Company: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Location: Novato
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYWe are seeking a Project Coordinator with strong administrative and basic science capabilities to coordinate activities of a major NIH-funded project that is part of the newly implemented Senescence Network (SenNet). This individual will coordinate meetings among Buck faculty who participate in the project, exchange of samples among Buck faculty and between Buck faculty and other SenNet centers, communication with NIH program officers and other SenNet participants, and, together with the Buck SenNet Project Leaders, help organize and communicate results. This is a part-time, onsite position with some flexibility.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative support including scheduling meetings, drafting correspondence, ordering supplies, data processing and other tasks as directed.
  • Monitor, respond and route all correspondence (telephone/mail/email) to and from the Project Leaders? Offices in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Assist in scheduling internal/external appointments, events, meetings, travel, updating electronic calendars and contact information.
  • Prepare travel itineraries and reimbursement requests.
  • Transcribe, draft and edit meeting minutes.
  • Prepare agendas and compile materials.
  • Send pre-meeting reminders and materials.
  • Proofread and format progress reports, publications and correspondence, ensuring all are submitted in a timely, complete and professional manner.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor?s degree preferred
    • 3+ years experience in administrative support assisting multiple high-level professionals
    • Well skilled in office management technologies
    • Highly proficient in MS Word/Outlook/Excel/PowerPoint; Google Calendar/Docs/Sheets/Drive and Dropbox
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
    • Initiative, good judgment and can prioritize appropriately
    • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills
    • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
    • Able to work with a diverse group of people and personalities at all organizational levelsABOUT USOur success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, non-profit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging?the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes?the Buck seeks to help people live better longer.We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an atmosphere where diversity of identity, experience, and background are welcomed, valued, and supported. Candidates who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.TO APPLYInterested candidates should apply online and upload a resume and cover letter describing why you would be a good candidate for this position.

Keywords: Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato , Project Coordinator (50% Part-time), Other , Novato, California

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