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Administrative Assistant

City of Hope
Duarte, CA
$24.72 - $35.71 / hour
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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Administrative Assistant

Join the transformative team at City of Hope , where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope's growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, provide intermediate to senior level administrative support.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Answers telephones, screens and routes callers and visitors, takes messages and provides routine information to callers. Responds to routine requests for information. Refers more complex requests to appropriate staff member.
  • Composes letters and memoranda from dictation and verbal direction or from knowledge of City of Hope policy or procedures. Takes and transcribes dictation, sometimes of a confidential nature. Formats, types and edits a variety of complex or technical material, including correspondence, memos and reports.
  • Arranges appointments and meetings; coordinates meeting and agenda materials, may take and prepare minutes for department staff and informatics meetings

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • 2 years Post High School Trade, Business or Professional School
  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • 5 years senior level secretarial experience with prior experience in Administration.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here .


City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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