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Administrative Manager- Brooklyn, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is currently seeking a full-time Administrative Manager for the DNALC NYC in downtown Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Tillary and Jay Street, this 17,500 square foot science center is a destination for school field trips, summer camps and programs for the general public. The Administrative Manager will oversee all office operations and provide general administrative support.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- answering phones, meeting and greeting teachers, students, and visitors
- overseeing building maintenance
- maintaining and purchasing office supplies
- assisting with special projects including marketing, proofreading and editing
- maintaining mailing lists and managing mailings related to events and programs
- maintaining a master calendar, schedules, attendance lists, and follow-ups for programs
- booking school reservations and invoicing
- data collection and entry, with periodic visitation reports
- financial management, including income, payments, budgets and periodic financial reports

The successful candidate will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and must feel comfortable working in a lively, dynamic work environment. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and minimum of two years of customer service or office experience are preferred. Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook is essential, and marketing experience is a plus.

Occasional travel to our Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island DNA Learning Center will be required for training. 

For more information about the DNALC, browse our website at
For immediate consideration, please apply for this position with cover letter & resume on the CSHL careers website at:

Position Number: 00618-E

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.