Research Clerk

Ecfmg Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 months ago

FAIMER is seeking a Research Clerk in the Philadelphia, PA office.This position performs various administrative and clerical tasks to support FAIMER Research Staff. The position undertakes a variety of activities ranging from filing to data entry. An effective office clerk must work diligently to ensure smooth office operations. Must be reliable and hardworking, possess great communication skills, and be familiar with Microsoft Office and academic environments.


  • Detail-oriented with good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

  • Able to work well with others in a creative, peer-review, team environment.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to international audiences, including medical school deans, registrars and administrators.

  • Fluency in language other than English a plus.


  • Sorts and distributes group e-mail. Drafts e-mail responses or replies by phone when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information.

  • Responds to requests for data received via World Directory and the FAIMER Research mailbox.

  • Corresponds with medical school administrators and accrediting agencies.

  • Supports medical school survey project.

  • Supports FAIMER Research efforts in the development of country level resources through web searches.

  • Provides maintenance support for data resources (e.g., World Directory of Medical Schools, Post Graduate Medical Education Project)

  • Assists with ongoing cleanup of ECFMG applicant data.

  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEOs, presidents, senior vice presidents and chiefs. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies when necessary.

  • Utilize office appliances such as photocopier, printers etc. and computers for word processing, spreadsheet creation etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality and security of materials consistent with department and organizational policy.


  • Minimum of two years' experience performing administrative tasks in an academic/research or medical/ health setting.

  • Minimum of two years office work experience.

  • Writing/editing experience in a higher education and/or non-profit environment required.


  • Associate's degree preferred, in a relevant domain (education, social sciences).

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

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