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Administrative Specialist

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Staff, Administrative Support

Who we are

For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Job Summary

The Administrative Specialist serves as the primary point of contact in the department of Biomedical Engineering regarding all matters related to graduate recruiting and admission as well as funded research programs for undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

High School/Equivalent with 2 or more years of applicablee experience.

Relevant combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and standard software and applications
  • Ability to perform transactional financial functions
  • Ability to compose routine correspondence and reports
  • Requires good problem solving skills involving multiple variables in standard situations
  • Requires excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability and knowledge of field specific operational/ administrative functions
  • Strong attention to detail


Business Hours: Monday - Friday

Application instructions


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Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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