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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: New Iberia Research Center: Executive Assistant (ULL)

1. Serves as Executive Assistant to Center Director and the Associate Director. 
2. Acts as administrative liaison between Director and staff and federal and private sponsors. 
3. Maintains master file for all licenses and permits. 
4. Maintains physical inventory of movable property; directs surplus property activities, including acquisition and dispositions. 
5. Provides assistance to all department personnel to ensure compliance with inventory policies/procedures. 
6. Responsible for identification and record keeping of federal property. 
7. Arranges facility meetings and seminars; schedules appointments for visiting sponsors. Records minutes of facility meetings. 
8. Supervises clerical personnel. 
9. Assist in preparing grants/contracts for accuracy before submission, coordinates document execution, and ensures appropriate distribution of documents. 
10. Prepares and reviews program/confidentiality agreements between pharmaceutical/ biomedical companies and University for accuracy and obtains all required signatures. 
11. Facilitates routing of confidentiality and master service agreements. 
12. Organizes travel and travel reimbursements for director and staff 
13. Organizes, maintains, and interprets federal government regulations and policies, licenses and special permits. 
14. Liaison for receipt, collection of freedom of information requests. 
15. Accomplishes all other directives requested by the Director or the Associate Director.

Bachelor's degree and/or advanced degree in a scientific discipline. A minimum of five (5) years experience in a similar administrative position. Must be a motivated self-starter capable of managing multiple projects, prioritize work and meet established deadlines. Must possess strong leadership, communication and advanced organizational skills.

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