The new Institute for Global Infectious Disease Research at Rockefeller University seeks to empower a revolution in biomedicine and accelerate the pace at which the world conquers infectious diseases. The Rockefeller University is one of the premier biomedical research institutions in the world. The University's research hospital is a unique resource that enables the advancement of scientific discovery into clinical assessment. At Rockefeller, scientists can take risks on bold ideas with transformative potential. Reporting to the Administrative Director, the Administrative Assistant supports various activities to implement, organize, and manage the new Institute's operations and programs. The education and outreach responsibilities include but are not limited to: organizing and spearheading the inaugural symposium, including coordination of all logistics such as date, venue, format, speakers, collaborators, publicity, etc.; organizing and launching webinars, seminars, multidisciplinary conferences, and an annual/biennial retreat for Institute scientists; creating and maintaining an informative website to track research progress and publicize discoveries made by Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Institute researchers, implementing plans for international communication and public education; developing educational programs and training opportunities for graduate students, postdocs, and Clinical Scholars to work on infectious disease-related research; partnering with RockEDU Science Outreach on public program opportunities for pre-college students and science enthusiasts. Research and Administration duties include establishing and implementing the SNF Institute grants program; supporting application and review process, reporting, etc.; sourcing and acquiring emerging technologies for shared use; creating and managing financial reports; supporting governance structure; collaborating with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) for contracting (subawards, etc.); facilitating University procedures and requests with finance, procurement, service requests, human resources, and access/use of University resources, e.g., conference rooms and food service; supporting the development of a branding and marketing strategy; executing follow-up activities; and additional duties and special projects as assigned. The targeted salary is $70,000 to $80,000.
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