Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking an energetic Administrative Assistant II to join the Physical Oceanography Department. The successful candidate will have the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and projects concurrently, responds to unexpected situations, and meets deadlines in a timely manner. This is a half-time, non-exempt role, eligible for benefits and opportunities for growth and promotion.
The individual hired into this Administrative Assistant II position will work with the Physical Oceanography Staff Assistant Team. This administrative professional will assist the team with day-to-day activities, such as preparing expense vouchers, purchase requisitions, and account monitoring. They also will function in a support role for federal and non federal proposal preperation.
Specific skills, experience and education needed for this position:
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25 lbs independently, 2 times per day; carry 10-25 lbs, 2 times per day. Visual abilities to include near, far, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). Other physical tasks include occasional prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, repetitive motion, reaching above and below the shoulders, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, and stooping. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, and with others. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.