Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

Job Description:

Are you passionate about having an effect on the success or profitability of a business? Do you thrive working with senior management, helping with marketing research, training staff, and scheduling important meetings? Are you an expert in high-level administrative support; handling social media, phones, and email communications; act as a gatekeeper for the company and executive; and supervise and train new clerical staff?

Would you be excited about joining a data science start-up engaging in state-of-the art technologies, research and analysis? Are you looking for an ambitious new project to test and grow your skills? Come join our start-up to revolutionize data collection for a wide range of studies extending from health and behavior to education and consumer finances.

We are seeking an experienced and outstanding Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer to manage processes and approaches to achieve the company’s strategic plan, support the office’s leadership functions for hiring and staffing, facilitate vendor and partner communications and help with the overall operations of the company. The qualified candidate can think critically, act quickly, communicate effectively at all levels, and is a team player willing to fill in wherever an extra hand is needed.

Our company is an exciting start-up in Big Data and Predictive Analytics space, called Data Cubed, Inc. (D3). D3 was founded by world-class researchers from NYU and MIT, and it is developing a revolutionary data collection and analysis platform that will disrupt longitudinal research. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a startup that seeks to revolutionize our knowledge of human behavior.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and equity. Compensation will be commensurate with experience (see requirements below).

Key Duties and Job Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Provide Administrative Assistance

  • Manage an active calendar of appointments, including occasional travel planning as well as more frequent coordination of schedules with other executives and their calendars.
  • Prepare agendas, coordinate and prepare for meetings and teleconferences.
  • Compose and prepare correspondence.
  • Review incoming reports, scan and file documents, maintain confidential executive files.
  • Help with expense tracking and provide assistance in payroll and invoice processing as needed.
  • Support continuous lines of communication so COO can keep the President, the Founders and Executive Board informed of all critical issues.

Conduct Research

  • Conduct market research and prepare statistical reports that are used by executives to make business decisions.
  • Provide support to other roles and functions within the business that may require research and reporting.
  • Work with Microsoft Office Suite, Cloud-based files & tools, and encryption applications.
  • Create and modify documents, presentations and databases.

Act as a Gatekeeper

  • Articulate core goals, values and needs of both the company and the COO.
  • Manage temperaments internally and externally and do so in a start-up environment culture.
  • Prioritize meetings, facilitate follow-up, and marshal other resources as needed to maximize daily productivity.

Supervise and Train Clerical Staff and Related Office-wide Tasks

  • Maintain office supplies inventory.
  • Follow and carry-out onboarding checklist for new hires.
  • Train staff, provide orientation assistance, and integrate new employees with team.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • High level of professionalism and demonstrated ability to handle and treat confidential information accordingly is crucial in this role.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects, competing demands, focus on key priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Can operate independently and remotely from a supervisor as needed.
  • Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Use of Social Media.
  • Excellent verbal and superior writing skills are essential.
  • Prior experience supporting a C-level fast paced executive.
Preferred skills and/or experiences
  • Company startup experience.
  • Familiarity with academic institutions and/or research projects, and specifically, prior experience working with NYU is a plus.
  • Familiarity with healthcare, medicine, education a plus.
  • Familiarity with or work experience at technology firms a plus.
  • Demonstrated interests in privacy/security, philanthropy and/or innovation/exploration.

Given the civic mission of the company and project, it is especially important that employees uphold the business’ principles honestly and ethically; strive to improve the quality of our services, products, and operations and maintain a reputation for privacy, honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility, integrity, philanthropy, trust, innovation, exploration and sound judgment; and adhere to high standards of business and personal integrity as a representation of our business practice.

About Us

Data Cubed, Inc. (D3) will transform our understanding of being human. D3 is transforming precision medicine by combining genotyping and deep phenotyping. D3 develops next-gen mHealth data capture tools to unlock the power of clinical trials with low-cost practical solutions with more actionable data. Data3 was founded by world-class researchers from NYU and MIT, and it is developing a revolutionary data collection and analysis platform that will disrupt longitudinal research and make novel discoveries empowering healthcare companies to deliver on the promise of precision medicine, behavioral nudging and eliminating waste.

This is a great organization to get in on the ground floor of a startup that seeks to revolutionize our knowledge of human behavior.   Our mission is Better Data based on Better Science, yielding Better Analysis and Better Policy. We're a talented bunch of people seeking to unlock our human code, showing the connectedness to the physical world, unveiling all of the factors that make humans...human, and unleash the intrinsic value in doing so.   Data3's world headquarter is located in Brooklyn, New York.

To Apply:

Please e-mail a CV/Resume, a cover letter, and contact information for 1-3 references through this job posting. You can also email info@datacubed.com with subject line: Executive Assistant for D3.

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