February 11, 2021

Administrative Assistant, Science and Outreach

Come join an exciting, science-based organization on the front lines of pandemic prevention! EcoHealth Alliance seeks an energetic and highly organized individual to join our team as Administrative Assistant for Science & Outreach. The Administrative Assistant Science and Outreach position will directly support the Vice President for Science & Outreach by assisting with scheduling, communications, data entry, report writing, grant proposal development, and general programmatic support across projects. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this position will begin as a remote position. Any in-office tasks will be evaluated upon business need and staff safety.


This position will not have supervisory responsibilities, and will not require travel.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support to the Vice President for Science & Outreach for:
    • Scheduling
    • Communications
    • Financial reporting
    • Project-related reports
    • Grant writing and submission
    • Travel planning
    • General programmatic support
  • Purchasing
  • Occasionally working with other teams at EHA to support programs or grant applications
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours


  • Bachelor’s Degree or one year in Administrative Assistant or equivalent position
  • Executive assistant experience considered
  • A friendly and professional demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • MS office intermediate level skills
  • Able to multitask and triage competing priorities
  • Experience with Nexonia, Google Apps, or ADP a plus

At EcoHealth Alliance, our vision is a workplace with a diverse and talented staff where people want to come, stay, do their best work, and grow. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote our staff without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or socioeconomic status. The position is based at EcoHealth Alliance in New York City. EcoHealth Alliance offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision coverage and a 403(b) pension plan. EcoHealth alliance is proud and deeply committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:

Send an email with a single attachment labeled with your first and last name only (“first last.pdf”) in PDF format containing with (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, and (c) three references to jobs@ecohealthalliance.org with “S&O Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. Emails without the subject line or with multiple attachments will not be received. No formal text is required within the body of your email, since only the attached document will be retained. All inquires will receive an automatic response confirming receipt. Applicants will be evaluated and only appropriate candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in EcoHealth Alliance!