Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Administrative Assistant to the Division Head of Hematologic Malignancies in New York, New York

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 Description

Administrative Assistant to the Division Head of Hematologic Malignancies

We are:The Division of Hematologic Malignancies within Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Medicine consists of five services: Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation, Hematology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma. As nationally and internationally recognized leaders in their fields, members of our team are central players in advancing clinical research and establishing the standard of care for patients with hematologic cancers. Our division is dedicated to treating patients with a variety of blood cancers as well as some benign hematologic diseases. We also oversee bone marrow and stem cell transplants — both autologous and allogeneic — in more than 400 patients each year. Close collaboration between our physicians and scientists allows us to provide patients with top-quality clinical care while we develop groundbreaking therapies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to support Dr. Marcel van den Brink, Division Head of Hematologic Malignancies.

You are:

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

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

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

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

You will:

  • Manage and maintain academic office, provide administrative support to the Division Head, and assist the Manager/Associate Director in support of the Service/Division as necessary.

  • Perform various clerical and administrative duties, including but not limited to calendar management, organizing travel arrangements, coordinating meetings, processing reimbursements, assisting with grant submission, meeting minutes to contribute to the smooth operations of the department.

  • Prepare/produce documents including memos, correspondence, reports, presentations, and manuals as required.

  • Complete required paperwork/communication tools for department.

  • Assist and participate in projects.

You have:

  • Bachelors degree preferred plus one year of experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of medical terminology#LI-POST


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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Requisition ID2019-29386