Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA 02115

Posted: 10/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 84857

A leading university in Boston, MA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team. In this contract-to-hire role, you will provide general administrative office support and manage the front desk operations. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Administrative Assistant:
  • Greet and assist visitors, answer telephones, respond to inquiries as appropriate
  • Track and order supplies, maintain filing systems, manage the office calendars and room/equipment reservations
  • Assist in maintaining Center databases, updating center outputs and personnel lists for annual and periodic reporting requirements
  • Maintain distribution listservs, prepare minutes and correspondence, order supplies and catering, and process travel arrangements

Requirements for the Administrative Assistant:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

Contract Employee Benefits:
  • Health and Dental
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized health and dental insurance coverage upon completion of 120 hours on assignment within four (4) consecutive weeks working a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week.
  • Paid Sick Leave
    • Contract employees who are employed to work in the Commonwealth of MA may accrue and use up to forty (40) hours of paid sick leave per calendar year in increments of no less than one (1) hour.
  • 401(k) Plan
    • Regularly recruited contract employees, who are U.S. citizens aged twenty-one (21) or older, are eligible to contribute to KNF&T’ s retirement savings plan with Fidelity Investments.
  • Short Term Disability
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized short term disability, covering up to 12 weeks of a disability including maternity leave.
  • Free Training
    • KNF&T uses a state of the art e-Learning software training system. We encourage all our contractors to take advantage of this training, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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