MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Administrative Assistant - Fulltime - Lymphoma/Myeloma in Houston, Texas

Title: Senior Administrative Assistant – Fulltime – Lymphoma/Myeloma

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Job Responsibilities


Provide administrative support to research faculty

Arrange and manage faculty's calendars, travel, and reimbursements.

Assist faculty with preparation of presentations and ordering of posters/manuscripts.

Communicate with internal and external customers to arrange business meetings (via WebEx or in-person).

Secure location of meetings, sets up computer and projector for presentation, sends out calendar invitations to participations, and take meeting minutes.

Order lab supplies, MCL office supplies, and other items as requested.

Make travel arranges for research faculty. This includes all logistics for the travel to include preparing travel packets for preapproval as per Departmental policy. Identifying appropriate coverage when faculty travels.

Serve as the back up to the Program Coordinator for Mantle Cell

Financial Reporting

Reconcile PRS accounts and prepare monthly PRS reports for research faculty

Prepare and submit expense reports and travel reimbursements.


Provides telephone coverage for assigned faculty members and/or administrators, (e.g. answers phone and relays messages, place calls), Evaluates, logs and distributes incoming correspondence, log & distribute, with follow-up/respond as directed by recipient, Composes correspondence as assigned (i.e., respond to mail), Communicate and work with assigned supervisor to address issues of concern regarding scope of activities and/or identify problems, and report outcomes, whether resolved or not.

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: Five years of administrative/secretarial experience. With preferred degree, one year of required experience. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Salary Range: Min $38,800 Mid $49,500 Max $60,200

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.