Office & Lab Admin Assistant

JOB OPENINGS

POSTED DATE

June 3, 2019 

LOCATION

Rochester, NY

JOB SUMMARY

Currently, we are looking for a talented, motivated, interdisciplinary administrative assistant to join our team to provide support to all areas of the company’s operations. For the right candidate, the position would have a range of responsibilities and involve coordination and active involvement with all departments – business, research, and operations – to improve and ensure overall efficiency. We are seeking a dedicated, thoughtful individual attracted to the high-paced, multifaceted start-up environment and excited for the opportunity to join the organization at this early stage.  

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

As a key contributor to Farther Farms’ operational efficiency, you will help us do more with less. While this takes many forms across the organization, for this role it would look like the following:

  • Administrative deadlines are tracked and adhered to;

  • Documents and information are easily found and up-to-date;

  • Clerical and administrative duties are systematized, streamlined, and transferred from current leadership’s responsibilities;

  • You are not asked to do things more than once; and

  • You are viewed as the “grease” that keeps the wheels of the Farther Farms bus spinning.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Strong computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Word and Excel);

  • Excellent electronic and in-person communication skills;

  • Excellent organizational skills;

  • Strong time management skills;

  • Ability to multitask;

  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support management as needed

  • Assist with the arrangement of meetings and travel and the processing of subsequent expense reports

  • Provide general accounts payable and accounts receivable support as needed

  • Ensure general housekeeping of company locations are maintained, including maintenance of electronic and physical file systems and stocking of office supplies

  • Perform clerical duties, including but not limited to reporting, faxing, filing, data entry, and scanning

  • Manage company shared email inboxes and direct relevant emails accordingly

  • Practice strict confidentiality inside and outside of company locations

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook

  • Conduct self professionally in the presence of customers and the public

  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set

  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources with a commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

COMPENSATION AND POSITION DETAILS

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

 

Farther Farms is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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