Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Administrative Assistant, Office of the Corporate Secretary in New York, New York

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Corporate Secretary

Job Posting Number: 22178


New York,NY

May 9, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

We Are:

The Office of the Corporate Secretary assists in the planning and execution of board meetings and board member engagement. We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and her team. Under supervision, the Administrative Assistant will interact with the offices of board members, complete assigned tasks within projected timelines, schedule meetings, screen telephone calls, maintain department files and assist in the overall workflow within the Department.

You are:

  • Action-oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Committed to high standards of productivity

  • Adaptable to your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

  • A good decision maker, with proven success of making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail

You Will:

  • Perform various administrative activities to maintain the smooth operation of the office.

  • Process time sheets for department and input time and attendance into payroll system.

  • Prepare purchase orders, check requests and reimbursements as needed; ensure proper documentation is attached and all calculations are correct.

  • Manage Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary’s calendar, schedule meetings, screen phone calls, and assist with departmental meetings as needed.

  • Assist with the preparation and setup of board meetings and chairman’s luncheons.

  • Submit catering requests, reserve conference rooms, determine AV needs for meetings, and confirm logistics prior to each meeting.

  • Transcribe and draft minutes of quarterly board meetings; print and file minutes of all board meetings.

  • Maintain inventory of iPads for use at board meetings; sync and charge iPads prior to each meeting.

  • Greet board members and MSK senior staff at meetings, and provide assistance when needed.

  • Interact with offices of board members by email and telephone to confirm meeting attendance, schedule meetings, and assist with inquiries.

  • Maintain current board member bios and post bios to board site.

  • Assist team with special projects as needed.

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Excellent Microsoft Office software skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Exceptional organization and communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize/multi-task, work independently and handle stressful situations and deadlines.

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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