Incumbent is expected to be a creative yet highly detailed administrative expert who can effectively juggle competing priorities, many of which are deadline-driven. In addition to the logistics, this individual will regularly and proactively identify Salk sponsored events that allow opportunities for the Salk community to gather, celebrate, and build our community. Identify all opportunities for showcasing Community & Culture initiatives which includes collaborating with the Postdoc Office (PDO), Office of Equity & Inclusion (OEI), the Office of the Chief Science Officer (CSO), External Events and Human Resources (HR). This person is responsible for the development of timely and creative communications strategically designed to drive engagement. This includes but is not limited to the Intranet, Salk this Week entries, all-campus emails, videos, etc. Incumbent will coordinate with the Communications Department to ensure these conform to Institute standards and are timely released.
Provides extensive communication for the planning, advertising and execution of programming to our population in alignment with approved recommendations.
Contributes ideas and input with regard to communication avenues that are not currently in place or regularly in place which may enhance internal communication.
In addition to the Internal engagement focus, the incumbent will also be responsible for engagement of candidates that are in the Recruitment process. This includes timely and accurate responses, ensuring external candidates are informed and moving through the recruitment process as quickly as possible. Communicates with hiring managers, recruitment staff, HR Partners and HR Coordinators with status updates, concerns, etc.
Undergraduate degree in events management, hospitality management, human resources, office administration or a field related to the requirements of the position or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed. Some overtime and occasional weekend work may be required
Willing to sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, touching/feeling, reading, reasoning, writing and working in confined areas and inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.