Staff Assistant

Boston, MA 02111

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 84443

Our client in Boston, MA is looking for a Staff Assistant to join their team. In this contract role, you will perform complex and diverse duties, under limited supervision, and will be responsible for processing most post-doctoral and international DIS applications. If you have a high school diploma and two to four years of administrative experience, or a college degree with one to three years of experience, apply today!

Responsibilities for the Staff Assistant:
  • Provide general guidance and explanation of departmental policies and procedures
  • Research and resolve customer problems and concerns
  • Produce complex documents and spreadsheets
  • Prepare and drafts letters, memos, reports, syllabi, brochures, newsletters and other material for department
  • Proofread and edits documents; designs layout and graphics for materials
  • Provide information and answers questions about department Programs or Projects
  • Develop and tracks database of  students, study participants or other constituents
  • Update web information and drafts content for posting

  Requirements for the Staff Assistant:
  • High school diploma/GED and 2-4 years of administrative experience or college degree with 1-3 years’ experience
  • Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • 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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