These positions provide a variety of administrative functions to staff, faculty member/s or department/s. Uses various office software to produce reports, spreadsheets, presentations or other documents as needed. Requires knowledge of Institute policies and practices and may be required to interface with senior management, cross-organizations, internal and external customers and government and community officials which require considerable tact and diplomacy.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Administrative Support Specialist II, Division of Social Work
Exciting and challenging opportunity to work in a clinical department that has a direct impact on patients and families facing cancer.?? This position is ideal for a skilled, energetic, professional individual who is interested in utilizing their problem solving skills to meet the needs of a high volume clinical department.?? Reporting to the Administrator for Social Work, the Administrative Support Specialist shares responsibility for the successful day-to-day administrative and clinical operations of the Division of Social Work.??
The Administrative Support Specialist performs highly skilled administrative support for members of the Division of Social Work including the provision of direct support to the Senior Director of Social Work and the Administrator for Social Work.?? The Administrative Support Specialist for Social Work also coordinates the Family Connections Program, a program that supports patients/families parenting with cancer, and the administrative functions of patient and family support group programming.?? This work includes communication and marketing related to Family Connections and social work support groups and forums as well as helping to direct patients and families to programs and resources at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women???s Cancer Center and in the community. ??
If interested in this position, please include your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience, qualifications and skills for this position.
Bachelor's degree required and/or a minimum of 5-8 years relevant experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business environment is preferred.
Critical thinking skills necessary, along with the ability to identify Institute resources within the Institute and take a proactive approach to problem solving.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex projects and other assignments.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledgeable of computer applications including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.??
Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with peers, leadership and external contacts.
Must posses the ability to maintain confidentiality and pay attention to detail.
Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and follow-through.??
The candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced, complex, academic medical environment.
A customer service orientation, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and strong attention to detail are required.?? Ability to take initiative, problem solve, and exercise independent judgment is required.?? Must be able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with others, including patients and families, professional staff, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center stakeholders, and the community at large.???? The ideal candidate possesses the ability to maintain confidentiality, has a high degree of independent functionality, and takes a proactive approach to managing workflow and projects.??
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Internal Number: 2021-24414
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.