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Operations Assistant, Administrative

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
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Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Operations Assistant, Administrative

Department this Position Reports to

Dartmouth Cancer Center (DCC)

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SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday-Friday with flexibility in work schedule to meet demands of Community Affairs or Communications team.

Location of Position

8 AM – 5 PM
Flexibiliy of schedule required to meet demands of the position which may include evening or weekend hours.

Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Dartmouth Cancer Center ( DCC ) Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives & Global Oncology ( ADSIGO ), provides day-to-day administrative and programmatic support.


The Dartmouth Cancer Center (formerly Norris Cotton Cancer Center) is one of just 51 U.S. National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers and the only one north of Boston and east of Albany. We have responsibility for advancing cancer science through research, treating patients, and educating clinicians and scientists. The Cancer Center is located at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center ( DHMC ) in Lebanon NH and our director reports jointly to the President of Dartmouth Health and the Dean of Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.
The Operations Assistant, Administrative is part of the central administrative and management team working in the Rubin Building at DHMC . The Operations Assistant, Administrative reports directly to the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives & Global Oncology and the faculty director of the Cancer Biology doctoral training program. Over the summer of 2022, the team is transitioning back to onsite work.
Our atmosphere is collaborative and positive with a distinct appreciation for diversity, equity, and inclusion. We have tremendous respect for our crucial role in providing cancer treatment to our neighbors in New Hampshire and Vermont, discovering better treatments for cancer, and advancing the careers of clinicians and scientists. The successful candidate will join our stable group of professionals dedicated to improving cancer prevention and treatment.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Associates or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

* Three years of general office or financial experience.
* Associate’s degree, or the equivalent work experience.
* Ability to manage logistical and administrative details of multiple tasks or projects.
* Ability to plan work, set priorities, and respond to pressures, deadlines, and changes in schedules and priorities.
* Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work effectively, independently, and as a member of a team.
* Proficiency in database management, spreadsheets, and other computer software.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to maintain and foster confidentiality.
* Ability to balance competing demands with the ability to quickly reprioritize as necessary.
* Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and interact with all levels of employees, management, and leadership.
* Attention to detail and accuracy.
* Willingness and ability to exercise judgment and initiative and to interact with a diverse set of faculty, personnel, and outside agencies in a professional manner.
* Familiarity with Dartmouth accounting systems and procedures.
* Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Linda S. Kennedy, Associate Director for Community Affairs

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Matt Browne

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

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Key Accountabilities


Serves as the administrative coordinator of the Cancer Biology Graduate ( CANB ) Program including managing course/program descriptions in the ORC, entering courses into timetable each term, assisting students with course registration, reserving classroom space, recording grades, setting up CANB events, preparing financial requests, tracking alumni, and responding to student issues and questions.

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Coordinates an evolving portfolio of NCCC educational programs for participants ranging from high school to senior scientists. Responsibilities include participation in program development, managing activities, communicating with internal and external participants and program leaders, facilitating application processes, supporting participants’ requests, managing budgets, and coordinating activities with associated faculty.
• Coordinates program evaluation with Dartmouth’s Center for Program Design and Evaluation ( CPDE ), serving as the internal staff member to execute on CPDE -led instructions for evaluation efforts. Has primary responsibility for NCCC’s TRACE database for long-term tracking of NCCC’s trainees.

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Working with health and administrative professionals, participates in NCCC Global Oncology project planning. Provides administrative support to Global Oncology initiatives including grant preparation, post-award management, publication development, and travel. Sets and maintains schedules and timelines to meet project administrative requirements.
• Serves as liaison with international organizations regarding logistical and administrative documentation issues including registration and other documentation for international activities. Ensures that Norris Cotton Cancer Center personnel have met all documentation, immunization, and travel requirements prior to departure. Coordinates travel arrangements for NCCC -affiliated participants.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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