Program Administrator

Maryland, United States
$43,101 - $59,202
17 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB 
Starting Salary Range: [[$43,101 - $59,202]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p ]] 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10001070-Biostatistics 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

General Summary/Purpose

Chromebook Data Science (CBDS) is a free online educational program created to enable anyone with basic literacy and computer skills to move into data science – the number one rated job nationwide. CBDS is being offered by faculty members in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg

School of Public Health’s (JHSPH) Department of Biostatistics.  The Program Administrator will provide high-level developmental and administrative support for

Chromebook Data Science Plus (CBDS+) – a groundbreaking tutoring and job placement program in the field of data science for historically underserved populations – developed by

JHSPH’s Data Science Lab (DaSL). The incumbent will report to DaSL leadership and is not responsible for the direct supervision of staff.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver CBDS+ tutoring to program participants based on the CBDS curriculum: (
  • Coordinate additional volunteer tutors for the CBDS+ program.
  • Manage participant recruitment efforts aimed at maintaining and increasing program growth Develop and deliver participant onboarding, including life skills training and supplemental advising
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with Baltimore non-profits to identify, mentor and further support CBDS+ participants
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with hiring managers at city government, technology, and other firms for hiring graduates of CBDS+
  • Occasionally represent and speak on behalf of CBDS+/DaSL at meetings.
  • Provide feedback and update/edit course materials in CBDS as needed. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 2 years of project management experience in support of academic, business, research and/or development activities.
  • Additional education may be substituted for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Completion of courses in the CBDS program:
  • Ability to assist with writing grant applications and work with potential donors
  • Ability to contribute to the CBDS curriculum on Github
  • Leadership and independence in running and administering community-based programs
  • Ability to work with community non-profits, government organizations, and tech companies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Discretion for confidential information.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and respond quickly, creatively, and flexibly.
  • Technologically savvy – experience with basic web search, social media, cloud-based document sharing (Slack, DropBox), and project management tools.
  • Strong computer literacy skills, specifically with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

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

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