We are in search of a highly organized and motivated Research Coordinator for Shared Resources at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. This individual will report to the Assistant Director of Shared Resources and will support the day-to-day operations. Ideally, this individual will have previous experience working in a lab, some knowledge of PeopleSoft systems software, and some finance knowledge.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ordering supplies, getting vendor quotes, reconciling P-card transactions, depositing checks, billing external vendors, work closely with AP to resolve payment issues, ensure all the invoices are processed and paid, generate requisitions, purchase orders, process travel & business expense forms, and be detail-oriented.
Work with EHS to clear rooms and equipment, help with lab movements, maintain equipment, interact with vendors and contractors.
Interact with core directors, help move their work forward and support their needs.
Requires a Bachelor???s degree or equivalent in education and experience plus 2 years of related work experience
Ability to work independently, under minimal supervision
Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of basic chemical and/or biological terminology
Knowledge of more sophisticated laboratory equipment
Knowledge of computer operations or specific background in computer operations
Ability to perform work in a neat and orderly manner in accordance with safety regulations
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.