Administrative Assistant - Neuroscience of Language Lab (Fixed Term for 1 Year)

Job Number
Posting Date
July 30, 2019

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Administrative Assistant to join the Neuroscience Language Lab (NeLLab), reporting to the Principal Investigator of NeLlab.

The Administrative Assistant will perform a wide range of clerical and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. The individual will respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department’s activities, policies, and programs. They will also assist with the prioritization of office activities and delegate to and monitor the work of the student and/or casual employees; compose letters and correspondence; perform general word processing; spreadsheet, and data entry duties utilizing intermediate-level functions and monitor moderately complex budgets and/or grants.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer the budget of the NeLLab
  • Administer personnel paper-work (hiring, evaluating, renewal, on-boarding, leaving)
  • Administer travel and expenses for NeLLab
  • Keep publicity for NeLLab up to date (e.g. websites etc.)

Required Education:

  • At least BA required.  Experience using computer tools associated with job requirements

Preferred Education:

  • Experience with similar office administrative positions

Required Experience:

  • Writing and computer skills for taking care of budgets, etc

Preferred Experience:

  • Website maintenance

Other Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.