Institute for Medical Research at the Durham VA Health Care System
PI: Dr. Stephen Freedland
The Institute for Medical Research (IMR), an affiliate of the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS), is looking for a full-time Administrative Assistant to offer administrative support in the offices of Principal Investigator, Dr. Stephen Freedland, and his associates at his urology and oncology research lab. The Administrative Assistant works under the direction of the Administrative Manager.
Location: This position is in-office. This position is located in Durham, North Carolina and candidates must be willing to relocate prior to start date.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Office management support:
Support staff hiring, onboarding and exit procedures
Perform study-specific research tasks
Provide assistance to management staff
General office upkeep:
Requires an organized, task oriented, deadline-sensitive individual with an Associate's degree, or equivalent education and a minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements and activities that are required to perform the essential functions of the position include, but may not be limited to, as follows: Must be able to occasionally lift, pull and push a minimum of 25 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, sit for extended periods of time, squat, kneel, and stoop, regularly use fingers, hands for computer work.
Supervisory Controls: The position of Administrative Assistant is under the direct supervisor of the Training and Office Systems Manager or designee.
The prior statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Rate of Pay: $18.00-$25.00 per hour
Start Date: Expected start date will be 4- 6 weeks after the offer but is somewhat flexible and contingent upon completion and approval of VA paperwork.
Employee Benefits: IMR offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, short and long term disability insurance. IMR offers a matching 403b retirement savings plan, and paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave. Please visit https://imr.org/benefits/ for information about employee benefits.
All IMR employees are required to obtain a Workers Without Compensation (WOC) appointment at the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS). As a result, the successful candidate must undergo a federal background check and may be subject to a physical and drug test. Participation in the vaccination programs may be required for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Workers Without Compensation (WOC) appointments. We will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled persons and Veterans.