Administrative Assistant Research Department

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
Administrative/Office Support
FLSA Status


The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the Research Department.


  • Facilitate communication between the Assistant Dean for Research Administration Faculty and Students
  • Record minutes and maintain compliance files of research committees: Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Research Committee, & Biosafety Committee
  • Prepare the semi-annual report to Touro University Environmental Health and Safety Department regarding chemicals in research laboratories
  • Maintain compliance files of research laboratories including biosafety records and documents
  • Prepare submission documents and maintain records of FDNY Certificate of Fitness (C-14) for faculty investigators and students
  • Coordinate safety training of faculty investigators and students
  • Coordinate/ purchase of supplies chemicals and equipment
  • Assist investigators in obtaining quotes for supplies and services
  • Direct the update of maintenance contracts for all lab equipment
  • Assist with maintaining daily temperature records of space and refrigeration equipment
  • Conduct and record weekly tests of eye-washing stations
  • Support the annual Research Day activities.
  • Print research posters for all Touro University faculty and students
  • Compile research documentation and protocols
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Research


Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Knowledge/ Skills/Abilities

  • General administrative duties required
  • Effectively manage and organize daily tasks independently (and with a team) while balancing multiple projects and meeting deadlines required
  • Accuracy and productivity in completing tasks required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Well organized
  • Able to prioritize tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook

Physical Demands

  • Extensive Use of Computers
  • Excessive sitting and standing
  • Ability to lift 5 lbs.

Maximum Salary

USD $59,693.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $47,753.00/Yr.


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