Administrative Assistant

Req ID #:  150371
Location: 

Ashland, OH, US, 44805

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


 

Job Summary

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant  for our Safety Assessment site located Ashland, OH.

 

The following are responsibilities related to the Administrative Assistant (Client and Employee Activities): 

 

  • Provide basic administrative support for areas assigned within the facility with a focus on client and employee activities.   
  • Perform basic administrative tasks for a wide variety of departments such as data entry, routine narrative documents, photocopying and filing.
  • Provide receptionist desk coverage, as assigned.
  • Assign security badges to visitors, contractors and employees.  .
  • Monitor security cameras when visitors request to enter facility.
  • May update security database for the site.  Obtain security clearance for badges.  Update security badge approval listing.
  • Call for maintenance/repair on front office copiers.
  • Assist with upkeep of client hospitality supplies.
  • Assist with reservations of site conference rooms.
  • Assist laboratory areas in labeling tubes, slides, etc. as assigned.  May require entry into the laboratory areas.
  • With guidance, handle special projects and duties as needed.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Administrative Assistant (Client and Employee Activities) position:

  • Education:  High School or G.E.D. and specialized secretarial training beyond High School.  Associate’s degree (A.A. /A.S.) or equivalent from two year college preferred.
  • Experience:  1-2 years related experience in clerical or administrative related discipline.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Other:  Demonstrated advanced telephone and communication skills.  Demonstrated word processing skills. 
     

Job Qualifications

 

 


IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  
 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.
 

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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