Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER , Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) , to manage and coordinate DCM's business, information technology, and personnel matters. Will oversee finances, business and administrative functions, computer network, and human resources. Responsibilities will include providing the director with financial analyses, quarterly budget reports, and forecasts; overseeing the operation of the divisions animal facility management software and monthly billings (internal and external) totaling $1+ million monthly; undertaking special projects in a broad scope of operational areas as assigned by the director, e.g., annual president's report, strategic plans, annual AAALAC report, etc.; managing all aspects of DCM human resources; providing oversight for DCM's specialized software packages; coordinating the preparation of grant proposals, progress reports, and fulfilling the administrative requirements for grant awards; supervising administrative personnel consisting of seven individuals; ensuring that employment practices are in compliance with MIT's policies and procedures; and participating in RDTEU union contract negotiations (DCM animal technicians comprise the largest RDTEU unit on the MIT campus).
DCM, MIT's centralized, AAALAC-accredited animal resource employs approximately 170 people. It provides the necessary expertise for investigators conducting biomedical research using animal models. DCM members conduct independent research and the division hosts a postdoctoral training program for veterinary scientists specializing in biomedical research.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in a related field; five years' administrative experience, including experience with sponsored project management; strong quantitative and verbal and written communication skills; diplomacy and good judgment with confidential information/issues; and ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people. PREFERRED : experience with MIT's financial, accounting, sponsored research, and human resources policies; and familiarity with the business aspects of an animal resource program. Job #18421-10
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Internal Number: 18421
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