Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc.

Administrative Assistant – Part Time

Job Locations US-MA-Newton
Job ID
# of Openings
General & Administrative
Regular Part-Time



The Workplace Services Coordinator role is at the forefront of delivering a positive, best-in-class office experience as a company ambassador, community advocate and service leader. As part of a "front-of-house" team, you will be responsible for providing top level service and creating a comfortable atmosphere by greeting visitors and supporting all employee-facing services 

This is a fully onsite, part time role with working hours of 8am – 1pm Monday – Friday. 


  • Greet, welcome and direct all Karyopharm visitors, employees and incoming phone calls at our world headquarters in Newton, MA. 
  • Provide day-to-day office operations support (i.e., oversight of office hoteling processes, conference rooms, lobby, stock rooms and kitchen areas) 
  • Order, set up and clean daily catered lunches for all employees  
  • Provide daily distribution of mail, incoming & outgoing packages; track all deliveries with Envoy app 
  • Prepare FedEx and UPS labels 
  • Create, distribute and track access badges 
  • Submit building maintenance requests as needed 
  • Complete weekly facilities floor walks for preventative and proactive maintenance 
  • Support coordination of monthly employee experience events 
  • Create workplace signage and digital content  
  • Document Workplace Services processes to assist in standardization 
  • Troubleshoot break/fix facilities issues as needed 
  • Execute facilities and office projects that innovate and enhance the employee experience  


  • HS Diploma or GED required.  
  • A minimum of 1 year of front desk, concierge, customer service or other hospitality experience is preferred.  
  • Open and flexible work schedules.  
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, memos and ask clarifying questions. 
  • Desire to present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. 
  • Comfortable meeting and engaging with new people with a warm demeanor, being able to assess circumstances, empathize and offer help. 
  • Apply a high level of attention to detail as well as strong verbal and written skills. 
  • Basic knowledge of financial terms and principles.  
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook, etc 



At Karyopharm, we live and demonstrate our ICARE values every day!



We are passionately driven in our mission to positively impact patients’ lives and defeat cancer! This is personal, and we approach every challenge fiercely and tenaciously, but with enthusiasm, empathy, and passion. The work we do is both inspiring and life-changing. It requires the most diverse, the most unique, and the most authentic team in the industry. We are 400+ cancer driven conquerors, across the globe, with a strong sense of our values and our purpose. We are innovators, disrupters, and collaborators, and we challenge the norm and do things differently. At Karyopharm you will have the opportunity to do well by doing good, while learning and growing along the way. We invite you to join us and make your own personal contribution to our mission!







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