Administrative Assistant - Research

Position description
Provides administrative and secretarial support by performing delegated administrative and clerical duties for the assigned work area(s). Exhibits confidentiality, flexibility, accountability and professionalism. Prioritizes heavy work volume among the various areas according to department demands. Prepares correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets, documentation, surveys and schedules meetings and resources. May maintain databases as required by department. Serves as a resource to the institution for department related needs and questions.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Additional qualifications
Three years of secretarial experience preferred.

Superior general office and organizational skills.

Excellent customer service skills.

Understanding of and adherence to confidentiality policy.

Accuracy and attention to detail with ability to multi-task.

Ability to compose correspondence/memoranda, presentations, documentation, and spreadsheets with minimal errors.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and accomplish goals.

Flexibility, innovation, and creativity.

Ability to suggest new approaches to office procedures.

Familiarity with MS Office Suite, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, database management, e-mail, and calendar programs, preferred.

Health care experience preferred.

Ability to type 60 wpm preferred.

In some departments, ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.
License or certification
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.88 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Site description
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Clinical Labs and Research, Office & Administrative Support
Career profile
Job posting number
Frank Harris
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).