Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Executive Assistant to the SVP & Chief HR Officer 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

Are you interested in making a difference at MSK? Excited by the opportunity to impact morale and culture in HR? Then consider applying to join our team.

We are seeking anExecutive Assistantto provide administrative support to the Sr. Vice President, Human Resources. You will interact on behalf of the Sr. Vice President with senior-level MSK leadership, Board members, HR leadership and staff, employees, leadership of affiliated hospitals, and external organizations/consultants.

You are:

  • Astrategic thinkerand a good decision-maker, with demonstrated success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • Aproblem solver, who can handle complex, sometimes contradictory information, to solve problems. Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.

  • Action orientedand eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. Focused on continuous improvement, knowing the most effective and efficient processes to optimize work flow.

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Professional, confident and able to use good discretion and maintain confidential information

You will:

  • Function as the key administrative support person in the management and coordination of divisional operations on the behalf of the Sr. Vice President. This includes handling communications to the division, scheduling meetings and managing the SVP's calendar priorities, coordination of all divisional meetings including developing communications, agendas, resolving complex inquiries and fulfills requests using judgment and knowledge of initiatives and organization policies and programs.

  • Lead on facilities maintenance, space assignments, capital budget, equipment procurement, event planning, and related duties.

  • Oversee the administrative aspects of divisional initiatives and projects as needed.

You need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years of related experience or a High School Diploma plus 4-7 years of experience providing executive level support.

  • Interest or previous work in HR/Healthcare is a plus

  • Proficiency Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential, sensitive information



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 ID2019-30421