Office Coordinator:
Charles River Laboratories

Charles River Laboratories
Catskill New York

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, you skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can fell passionate about.


Provide farm-related office support to the site.



  • Provide general reception and office support of the site, including but not limited to: answer the office phone; maintain farm visitor log; prepare for, greet, and direct visitors; handle routine vendor visits; prepare overnight courier packages; file farm forms and documents; receive and distribute mail; maintain bulletin board notices.
  • Provide administrative support to farm management: for example typing documents, data entry/verification, scanning, copying, and assisting with projects.
  • Coordinate ordering and receiving of site supplies using company approved systems. Anticipate requirements and maintain inventory levels.
  • Travel to the veterinarian’s office weekly to get paper signed for the USDA
  • Travel to the stores to purchase supplies that are procured locally.
  • Conduct new hire orientation.
  • Ensure SOP books and training files are updated.
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of site event and meetings.
  • Perform housekeeping duties in the office building.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) Associate’s (A.A. /A.S.) in business administration or related field preferred.
  • Experience: 2-4 years related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: Valid Driver License with a good driving record.
  • Other: Good interpersonal skills. Professional demeanor and demonstrated maturity. Able to identify and set priorities and multi-task. Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills. Individual must be resourceful and able to take imitative in a changing workplace environment. Must be proficient in all computer systems. Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


  • Must regularly operate a computer and occasionally operate other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must regularly communicate with employees/customers; must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • Must occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


  • General office working conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


  • None.


This position is a part-time role. 

About Avian

Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment series, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enable our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of peoples loves. Our Mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of manty across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Basic Qualifications