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This position is located in the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH).


 If selected as a Laboratory Operations Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Gather and coordinate information and financial data for use by the Lab Chief and/or Scientific Operations Manager (SOM) in the development of annual budget estimates.
  • Serve as a principal contact on HR issues within the Lab.
  • Serve as support to the Lab Chief and/or SOM on a wide range of administrative tasks and as a key resource on administrative and procedural matters.
  • Apply skill in analytical and evaluative techniques and knowledge of management principles to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature impacting administrative, budget, and human resources functions.