Senior Administrative Coordinator

Maryland, United States
$19.62 - $27.00
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OF 
Starting Salary Range: $19.62 - $27.00
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Medical Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Oncology 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Department of Oncology is searching for a full time Sr. Administrative Coordinator to support the Cancer Immunology Lab Research.  The Sr. Administrative Coordinator: 

  • Coordinates office services such as purchasing, records control and other administrative assistant activities for the Program and the Program Director.
  • Interprets operating policies of the University and the Hospital. Exercises independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems.
  • Assists in the compilation, editing and submission of grant applications and manuscripts for publication, and participates in the development of ad-hoc reports. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as administrative assistant to the Program Director and other faculty members as assigned.  
  • Coordinates and arranges Program Director’s and faculty’s electronic calendars (Outlook) and uses independent judgment to resolve schedule conflicts. Arranges travel and processes expense reports.
  • Prioritizes, handles and triages emails and phone messages from patients, physicians, media representatives, and others calling into the Program Director’s office. Writes and prepares correspondence on behalf of the Director.
  • Greets visitors.
  • Organizes and prepares agendas for meetings, conferences, and other events, and takes minutes as needed. Assists with special event planning for the Program.
  • Coordinates and implements office services such as purchasing, record keeping and other projects as assigned.
  • Coordinates grant applications for the Program Director, other faculty and fellows in training, as required. Prepares institutional or agency forms. Coordinates timely submission of grant applications to the sponsor via electronic or paper means.
  • Orders office supplies, maintains office equipment, and processes travel and other reimbursements using automated systems.

Final applicant for this position may be required to complete skills assessments appropriate to position description.  Incumbent may be asked to perform duties in addition to those listed.


  • Proficiency in Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability for self-direction and initiation required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Oversees office operations and trains others as appropriate.


  • HS diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Five (5) years progressively responsible administrative experience required.   
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula:  18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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