Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Administrative Assistant I to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOPE) Department is looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant I to provide day-to-day administrative support for scientific, engineering staff, and technicians in the Advanced Engineering Laboratory (AEL).
AEL is a fast-paced, dynamic lab with science and military funding sponsors. Work is varied. The candidate will be expected to provide administrative support to Principal Investigators (Pl's) and technical staff in the group, for both pre- and post-award related activities. The ideal candidate has exceptional attention to detail and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks/projects, exercise tact and discretion, and maintain superior organizational skills. Successful applicants will have the ability to function as a team member, while taking initiative and ownership of duties and projects.
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to carry 10-25 lbs. Visual abilities to include near vision, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions and communicate effectively. Other physical tasks include use of hands for basic grasping and manipulation, and repetitive motion. This position is mostly sedentary. Other occupational requirements include talking, working around others, working with others and working alone. Physical duties are subject to change.