Center Assistant

Washington D.C. (US)
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC), located within the GW’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) in the School of Public Health seeks a Center Assistant to assist with day-to- day operations. Located in the heart of Washington D.C. on the George Washington University’s Foggy Bottom campus, the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) was founded in 2015 with a mission to preserve the utility of antibiotics for future generations through a unique combination of cutting-edge research, strategic communications, and evidence-based policy.

This position performs research and provides support to research centers/institutes at the university, to include assistance with data collection, annotation, report generation, and outreach. This position will also support daily administration functions of the center/institute including scheduling, document filing and organization, data entry and management, as well as various special projects as assigned. This position assists in performing research in a lab or through quantitative and qualitative data collection.

The Center is seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and collaborative individual for the position of Center Assistant. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team to advance the Center’s mission. The position provides an opportunity to:

• Provide direct support for ARAC research activities and projects.
• Coordinate schedules and meetings for various staff members.
• Serve as an administrative and operational liaison for the laboratory and communications staff.
• Assist with proposal development, literature reviews and background research.
• Generate content for external facing accounts, including website, social media, newsletter.
• Support laboratory scientists and epidemiologists on research and data management/data analysis.
• Assist with IRB applications as well as renewals, permits, contracting and other services for the laboratory.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.