Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is searching for a proactive individual to provide administrative support with communications (external and internal stakeholders) and special projects for its Banbury Conference Center located in Lloyd Harbor. The Center holds closed meetings for 25-30 participants on important topics across bioscience research, policy, and education.
This is a full-time position 9am-5pm Monday through Friday, with rare weekends and evenings as needed.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Maintaining Banbury’s website with new meeting reports, publications and photos - Creating and maintaining Banbury social media account(s) - Engaging with meeting invitees/participants to coordinate invitations and responses, including documentation to support international and government participants as needed
- Maintaining a database of Banbury meeting participants and stakeholders - Purging old files of irrelevant or duplicate information; coordinating digital conversion with Library and Archives - Coordinating post-meeting evaluation surveys - Circulating programs to appropriate CSHL faculty/staff and coordinating CSHL participation in meetings
- Fielding external requests for information about Banbury (including use of the facilities)
- Managing meeting calendars
- Acting as liaison with CSHL Public Affairs
Education: College degree preferred.
Experience: Prior experience with social media and event planning preferred.
Skills: Must have strong communication (oral and written), computer, and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities; capacity to work independently and take initiative. Must possess the ability to exercise discretion. Knowledge or interest in science preferred
Physical: Must be able to walk, stand, and sit, shifting throughout the day.
Environmental: Must feel comfortable in an office environment and in a meetings setting.
Psychological: Must be able to work under pressure and with attention to detail.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 00392
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.