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Aurora

Aurora delivers the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly.

Office Coordinator
Pittsburgh, PA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work.


Led by a team of seasoned experts, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world's most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.


Aurora hires people who are excited to build the future of transportation. The Office Coordinator will be responsible for various office tasks and functions to ensure office operations run smoothly.  This position will also assist with Aurora sponsored company events and additional team projects when necessary. You bring a highly organized, positive, can-do attitude. You’re eager and ready to assist where required and bring a welcoming approach to all employees and guests. This position will report into the Workplace Team and will work directly with office managers, coordinators, EA’s and team leads. Typical office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday with the understanding that these days/hours may fluctuate depending on the needs of the business.  Occasional overtime may be required.


Responsibilities



  • Work closely with the Office Manager to support office operations in all Pittsburgh sites.

  • Greet and assist visitors and personnel.

  • Work closely with the procurement team to ensure the shipment and delivery of packages.

  • Assist various departments/teams with projects and events when necessary.

  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and assist with ordering/replenishment. 

  • Partner with the food program team for Pittsburgh employees.

  • Maintain library catalog.

  • Monitor and replenish coffee supplies and various office supplies.

  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of conference rooms throughout each day.

  • Communicate and implement office policies.

  • Manage vendor relationships.


Essential



  • Computer literate and proficient using Google Suite.

  • Working knowledge of office equipment (Envoy, printers, mail services, etc.).

  • Exercise good judgement and make sound decisions. 

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Time management and prioritization skills.

  • Organized and detail-oriented.

  • Outstanding communicator both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team.

  • Desire to take initiative.

  • Ability to work in a fast pace, ever changing environment.

  • Follow tasks through to completion.

  • Effectively handle information overload.

  • Follow workflow processes and procedures to maximize efficiency.

  • Reliable with patience and professionalism.  


Desirable



  • High school diploma.

  • 2-4 years related experience.


Working at Aurora


Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.


We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.


The Founding Team


Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.