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Rockefeller University Laboratory Administrator (Part-time, 17.5 hours/week) in New York, New York

Job: IRC27417


Job Title Laboratory Administrator (Part-time, 17.5 hours/week)

Laboratory / Department Genetically Encoded Small Molecules

Department Description

Researchers in the Laboratory of Genetically Encoded Small Molecules are working on projects related to the human microbiome, bacterial small molecules and host microbial interactions. The lab's research is focused on identifying bacterial genes, pathways and molecules that influence host-cellular functions and developing these host-microbial interactions into novel treatments for human disease. To this end we focus on three major areas of research: 1) high throughput screening of bacterial metabolites and genes to identify effector functions, 2) mouse models of inflammatory and metabolic diseases and 3) in vivo validation of bacterial metabolites and genes in human cohorts.

Detailed Description

The Laboratory Administrator will be responsible for fostering the efficient use and flow of financial and scientific resources in a high-level research environment and supporting the laboratory head in his day-to-day and long-term administrative responsibilities and scientific agenda. Responsibilities include overseeing the office and laboratory of the Principal Investigator (PI) working in a lab of 20-25 people, managing lab finances including budget accounting of several large accounts and private and federal grants, writing progress reports, and other administrative demands of grant applications, and preparing and structuring documents for acquisition of new private and federal funding opportunities. Will manage the PI's travel arrangements, manage and process orders and inventories, process all laboratory personnel appointments, including new hires and terminations, handle correspondence and interactions with government officials, collaborators, and Rockefeller University staff on laboratory matters, act as a laboratory liaison to the rest of the University, and maintain the lab website concerning lab news, publications, arrivals, departures, and CVs. #INDBIOINFO21

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible administrative roles are required. Knowledge of grant writing and management and comfortability with budgets and basic accounting necessary. Excellent organizational skills, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to create and maintain strong working relationships in a team environment required. An innate ability to manage priorities and provide support in many areas and proficiency in Microsoft Office are necessary. Must be excited to work as an integral member of a highly productive and close-knit team and willing to take on a broad range of tasks.

Additional Details

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans