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Executive Assistant and HR Administrator at System1 Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, US

System1 Biosciences is revolutionizing drug discovery for brain disorders by combining biotechnology, neuroscience, robotics, and machine learning techniques. We employ AI-driven phenotypic screening to discover novel drugs for complex neurological and psychiatric disorders such as epilepsy, autism, and schizophrenia.

This role supporting our CEO and executive leadership team is essential to daily operations at System1. You’ll work closely with this group to manage schedules and key internal and external meetings, and partner with the rest of our operations team for events and topics that affect the entire company.

Candidates must have:

  • At least two years of experience in executive administrative support, ideally in a startup or growth company environment
  • A consistent track record of exercising discretion and treating sensitive or confidential matters with care
  • Experience managing executive calendars and expense reporting
  • Experience managing complex travel arrangements for multiple team members
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, with high reliability and responsiveness
  • Familiarity with G-Suite, Slack, Notion, DocuSign, Adobe, Expensify, Greenhouse, and Microsoft Office, or similar software tools, and video conferencing systems
  • Experience triaging incoming content including phone calls, emails, and mail
  • High personal standards of reliability and a track record of driving projects to completion
  • The ability to work full-time hours in our San Francisco office

The ideal candidate will also have: 

  • Event organization management experience, e.g., for team offsites, board meetings, investor and partner meetings
  • The ability to deal well with ambiguity and act with autonomy
  • Initiative, curiosity, a bias for action, and a problem-solving attitude

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced environment. These include medical/dental/vision coverage, 401(k) and FSA plans, a flexible vacation policy, paid parental leave, and support for relevant training.

About System1 Biosciences:

System1 Biosciences is a San Francisco-based neurotherapeutics company founded by professors from Columbia University and UCSF, along with experienced technologists, with the support of a wide range of investors and partners. Current drug discovery techniques have proven least successful for complex neurological and psychiatric diseases, and our team combines cerebral organoid science, systems neuroscience, robotic automation, and advanced data analytics to characterize these diseases in ways never before achievable. Our team is dedicated to finding better treatments and reducing the impact of neurological and psychiatric disease for patients and their families.

System1 Biosciences is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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