Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)

One Broadway, 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Date Posted:
July 30, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Part Time Snackologist/Client Support Team Member at CIC

Do you love order and well-organized things? Do you like working on your feet and meeting new people every day? If so, read on…
CIC is looking for a thorough individual to assist in the day-to-day operations of our commercial office space. Starting wage for this position is $17/hr for approximately 25 hours/week. This role will have a consistent schedule on weekday mornings, beginning at 7:30 am and ending at 1:00 pm. Applicants must be able to commit to working Monday-Friday, every day.We are hiring at both our Boston and Cambridge locations. If hired, you would be working at one location or the other (not toggling between both).
ABOUT CICFounded in 1999, CIC’s mission is to improve the world by helping exceptional entrepreneurs innovate better and faster. We offer carefully curated working environments that combine private, secure offices alongside shared amenities in locations across Boston, Cambridge, Miami, Philadelphia, Providence (2019), Rotterdam, St. Louis, and Warsaw and are growing into other cities, within the US and abroad. We currently serve 1800+ startups, growth companies, and branches of larger organizations, representing for-profit, mission-driven, and non-profit sectors across a wide array of industries. The spaces are purposefully designed and built for innovation, featuring tailored workspaces such as biotech and robotics laboratories, and bring together frequent, large gatherings of the best and brightest innovators and entrepreneurs.CIC currently has over a million square feet of space under lease and is actively pursuing campuses in additional cities globally, including Dublin, Tokyo, Bilbao, and Sydney, with plans to grow to 50 cities over the next 10 years. We pride ourselves on displaying a high degree of care and accuracy in everything that we do, and we work to ensure that our clients thrive every day that they are in our space. We believe that our ability to support world-changing entrepreneurs is only as good as the people who make up our teams, and as such we are looking for people who are interested in contributing to--and improving--the way we work.
We invite you to explore all our openings and learn more about our teams here.
RESPONSIBILITIESThis person will join one of our community teams, which are composed of several full-time and part-time employees. The team works together to satisfy the day-to-day needs of our clients and ensure that the physical space is functional and organized. Some work will be independent while at other times it will require collaboration with other members of the CIC staff. We are a team-based company, and you will be evaluated on your performance by other team members.Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:• Upkeep of conference rooms, phone booths, copy centers, and other shared areas.• Daily restocking of assorted snacks and beverages, and maintaining kitchen space to look neat and presentable to clients and guests.• Assembling and moving furniture between offices and basic cleaning of vacant spaces like vacuuming or dusting.• Maintaining and organizing storage inventories such as copy paper, kitchen snacks, and other daily supplies.• Changing toner and troubleshooting printers/copiers.• Hanging wall shelves and whiteboards.• Providing concierge coverage when needed and handling related front desk duties, such as mail and package processing.• Assisting with setup of event spaces.• Building strong professional relationships with clients in the community.• As needed and schedule permitting, assisting the Community Team with other office tasks.REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidate will demonstrate these traits:• Naturally enjoys helping others (clients and colleagues alike) and highly values teamwork.• Takes ownership over tasks and follows them through to completion, usually on their feet and on the move.• Detail-oriented and organized with solid time management skills.• Independent, reliable, and willing to learn.• Capacity to learn and provide basic tech support (e.g. setting up printer drivers, VoIP phones, troubleshooting things like conference room projectors).• Feels comfortable with basic power tools (e.g. using a drill).• Brings a fresh perspective and new ideas to everything.• We look for people who write and speak well, but we also look for individuals who understand the nuances of effective communication.• Ability to work every weekday starting at 7:30 am.• Foreign languages are a plus! In CIC's new Cambridge location, we are supporting communities of Mandarin and Japanese speaking clients.
In addition to helping our clients achieve great things, we work to ensure that our employees are healthy and supported. Some of the benefits of being here include:• Fun people in a dynamic space. We pride ourselves on finding driven and bright collaborators who are eager to lend their own unique skills to the team, as well as to our inspiring clientele. The number one reason CICers say they like working here is because of their colleagues!• Personal growth. This is a great opportunity to learn and develop skills within the epicenter of the innovation community at a growing company.• Discounted services and memberships on tools to make your life happier/healthier such as gym memberships, tech and design support, hotel stays, and other fantastic options.• Regular massages, access to a nursing room, secure bicycle parking, a game room, a gym, shower rooms with towels, and stocked kitchens.• Central location. CIC Boston is centrally located in downtown Boston and is within walking distance to the Blue, Green, Orange, and Red line. CIC Cambridge is a stone’s throw from the Kendall Square MBTA Red Line stop.• Great benefits! See more below.
Starting compensation is $17.00/hour plus 401k matching after the first year of employment (must be 21+) plus 12 unpaid holidays per year. Annual reviews with raises every year for those on track with strong performance.
CIC is committed to building teams that reflect the fabric of the cities we support. We welcome all candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Any other human expressions and experiences not mentioned here are equally welcome. If you require an accommodation please let us know. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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How To Apply:

Please apply here with a resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format:
Apply by:
September 24, 2019
$17 per hour
About this Organization:
CIC is a community of startups. Our mission is to make the world better by helping create powerful innovation ecosystems. We do that by helping innovators and entrepreneurs launch new ventures quickly and efficiently, giving them a resource-rich environment in which to succeed. We serve approximately 800 small companies across two buildings in Kendall Square, Cambridge and recently opened space in Boston and St. Louis, Missouri. We offer a unique working environment that combines private, secure office areas alongside many shared facilities. We seek to support our client companies to focus on their core business while we handle providing a strong office environment. We work to ensure that our clients are happy every day they are here. Our staff consists of a growing group of bright people who enjoy problem solving on a daily basis. We pride ourselves on displaying a high degree of care and accuracy in everything we do.