Rockefeller University Office Administrator in New York, New York
Job Title Office Administrator
Laboratory / Department Information Technology
The goal of Information Technology (IT) is to provide information resources and services to accelerate and support scientific research at The Rockefeller University. Our department is responsible for cyberinfrastructure, high-performance computing, bioinformatics, decision support, data analytics, cybersecurity, and the scientific and administrative software environment at the university. The department is in the midst of a major transition in culture, including the adoption of DevOps and Agile practices, the facilitation of self-service approaches, as well as a "cloud first" deployment philosophy.
As part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Office Administrator will provide direct administrative support to the CIO, as well as provide general support as part of an administrative team to the Information Technology Department and the Bioinformatics Resource Center. The Office Administrator will answer telephones, schedule meetings, create business correspondence, participate in the creation of business presentations, purchase equipment, and provide general customer service. Will be asked to participate in the coordination of projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of two years of relevant work experience required; experience in an academic institution and/or technology organization helpful. Must have strong interpersonal skills, initiative, attention to detail, self-motivation, and the ability to work autonomously. Strong written and oral communication skills essential. Must be sensitive to confidential matters. Proficiency with MS Office Suite software and productivity tools such as Trello necessary. Familiarity with Tableau , Domo, or other business intelligence software packages a plus. Experience with preparing budgets desirable. Ability and willingness to learn custom software necessary.