• Administrative Assistant

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Emory College
    ECAS: Ctr Study Human Health
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Clerical & Administrative
  • Description


    • Provides administrative support for one of the following (or a combination): general management, a research environment or a specific program.
    • Ensures office activities comply with Emory policies and procedures.
    • Responds to incoming telephone calls.
    • Maintains calendars and prioritizes meeting requests for management.
    • Reviews incoming correspondence and identifies items of special interest to management; handles routine correspondence and prepares appropriate responses.
    • May complete forms, grant applications, and/or correspondence associated with programs.
    • Prepares charts and graphs for reports and presentations.
    • Creates and edits scientific, programmatic or other reports associated with department's primary business.
    • Schedules meetings and handles logistics for meetings and special events.
    • Prepares materials for meetings and special events.
    • Initiates, processes, and maintains records and invoices.
    • Keeps management apprised of account status, identifies cost-effective solutions and may authorize expenditures.
    • May monitor or maintain budgets and grants, assist with budget development, and prepare related expense reports and reimbursements.
    • Plans and coordinates travel arrangements.
    • Maintains databases and spreadsheets; may also analyze data and design/generate associated reports.
    • Establishes and organizes filing systems.
    • Oversees ordering and maintenance of office supplies.
    • May supervise or direct the work of support staff and/or students.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required.


    • A high school diploma or equivalent and five years of clerical or secretarial experience, or a bachelor's degree.
    • Proficiency with various personal computer software applications.
    • Positions in this classification may require keyboarding skills.

    Additional Details

    An Administrative Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Cassandra Quave at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Research in the Quave Lab is focused on natural product drug discovery for infectious disease targets. Information about the lab can be found on the group website: http://etnobotanica.us/

    Qualified candidates should submit an application, including a current resume, three letters of reference, a cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position, and statement of accomplishments. The candidate should also submit writing samples to demonstrate proficiency in written communication.


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