Charles River Laboratories Administrative Assistant II in Frederick, Maryland

Administrative Assistant II

Req ID #: 42321

Location:

Frederick, MD, US, 21701

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant for our Research Models and Services site locatedFrederick, Maryland.

Primary focus will be to provide general office-related administrative support and clerical support to management team and to assist with special projects as needed.

In addition to performing routine administrative tasks, you will also be responsible for serving as back-up to the Distribution Coordinator, responsible for organizing and arranging import and delivery of non-human primates, including extensive interaction with regulatory agencies including CDC, USDA and USFWS, as well as customs brokers, transporters and customers. Perform customer service activities, ensuring efficient domestic and international order coordination and processing.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • 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: One to two years related experience.

  • Other: Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task. Good keyboarding skills, proficient in utilizing personal computer, e-mail and standard office software packages (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database).

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

About Research Models & Services

Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition. As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.

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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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.

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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

For more information, please visitwww.criver.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet