Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Center for International Studies-Security Studies Program (SSP), to perform complex and diverse clerical, administrative, and financial duties in support of faculty and research staff. Will plan and coordinate high-profile events, meetings, and seminars; and interact with high-level visitors, including senior members of the military and government organizations. Other administrative duties include preparing academic course materials using Stellar and LMOD, coordinating travel and processing travel expenses, booking classroom space, gathering information for reports, composing and editing internal correspondence and documents, maintaining files and databases, overseeing research spending on selected projects, reconciling accounts, and performing other duties as requested. The position involves working closely with the assistant and associate directors of the SSP Program.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: at least three years of related work experience; ability to coordinate several events and projects simultaneously; strong organizational and project management skills; meticulous attention to detail; solid computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office; ability to learn and master financial systems; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and proven talent for working with visitors. Seek a highly motivated individual with exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills who is able to work both independently and as part of a team. A bachelor's degree and experience with MIT accounting and grants management procedures are preferred. Job #15832-5
Some evening work and occasional travel will be required.
Internal Number: 15832
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