Staff Specialist, Biomedical Engineering

North Carolina, United States
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Biomedical Engineering

Job Description

Occ Summary

Plan, coordinate and participate in the establishment and operation of a specialized program and/or activity at Duke University, planning methods and developing systems in accordance with predetermined goals and objectives.

Work Performed

Profs. Collier and Segura of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University are looking to fill an Administrative Assistant position to improve their effectiveness. An organized, self-driven multitasker, that enjoys working in an academic environment would be an ideal candidate for this position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to submitting travel and miscellaneous purchase reimbursements, travel arrangement, calendar management, editing of text for standard English, and the preparation of reports for grant agencies.

Strongly prefer candidates with a B.S or B.A in any field or previous experience as an administrative assistant. Knowledge of Mac OS and Office 365 suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) are strongly recommended. Because editing and writing are a component of the job, experience in writing is highly recommended.

Requisition Number 401488999
Location Durham
Job Family Level 08
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, research and communications principles normally acquired through two years of postsecondary education.


Work generally requires three years of clerical or research experienceto acquire skills in administrative or project researchresponsibilities as well as accepted office organization,communications and research practices.A bachelor's degree in a field of study directly related to thespecific position may be substituted for the education and two yearsof the experience requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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