The Rockefeller University seeks a Program Assistant to join RockEDU Science Outreach. The Program Assistant will assist with science outreach facilitation in both in-person and digital contexts. Responsibilities include managing laboratory inventory, general laboratory organization and upkeep, and setup and breakdown of LAB Initiative programming, assisting with LAB Initiative class management and teaching, assisting with RockEDU Online-related activities, curating content and multi-media management, managing digital, written and visual communications via newsletter and social media platforms, for both program promotion and general audience engagement.
RockEDU operates with a small, flexible team, and is continually evolving based on available resources and the needs of the communities we serve. As such, ideal applicants will be flexible and accommodating to the evolving needs of the program, and be available to support team members as required. Bachelor's degree in science or related field required; significant exposure to and understanding of aspects related to STEM fields a plus. Must possess demonstrable skills in science communication, including social media management and an eye for effective visual communication. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral), strong computer/typing skills (Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat), and knowledge of various social media platforms required. Strong organizational multitasking skills, as well as close attention to detail necessary. Must be an outgoing self-starter and possess the ability to work efficiently, with discretion, tact, and flexibility, as part of a team.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC22037
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.