Museum of Science
  • 13-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Accounting - 710
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 26.50
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

Executive Assistant to the Finance Division

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Executive Assistant to the Finance Division provides administrative support to the divisional leadership team to ensure the smooth running of the office. Assists with Board Committee meeting administrative support and other ad-hoc divisional projects. Executes all tasks efficiently, and discreetly in a positive, proactive manner while maintaining excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.


  • Administratively support the Senior Vice President of Finance and 6 Directors/ VPs on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate quarterly meetings of the Finance, Audit, and Investment Board Committees.
  • Coordinate the response to 40-50 emails per day and assigning tasks to the appropriate individual.
  • Support the writing and reporting of divisional OKRs and goals on a quarterly and annual basis.


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.


SVP, Finance


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate.
  • 3 or more years of administrative experience
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to self-monitor and be pro-active
  • Setting and monitoring progress toward objectives and key results
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous experience supporting Board members/committees


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $24.50-$26.50/hour


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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