Senior Administrative Coordinator

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

Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OE 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: [[$19.62 - $27.00]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[Monday - Friday 8:30a -5:00p]] 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001071-Biostatistics Administration 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

General Summary/Purpose

The Sr. Administrator Coordinator will perform administrative functions and provide support to the Department of Biostatistics and faculty research programs.  Reports to Department Administrator and jointly to Chair and select faculty.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide high-level administrative support to Bloomberg Distinguished Professor (BDP). 
  • Efficiently schedule meetings, manage calendar requests, and coordinate travel and associated reimbursements. 
  • Support BDP’s research program by serving as a project manager in working with internal/external team members to communicate upcoming deadlines and tasks and coordinating with collaborators to move paperwork forward for data access, IRB application and grant/manuscript writing.
  • Assist with reviewing and formatting CV, biosketches, and references/publications. 
  • Occasionally will coordinate with interview candidates and other visitors. 
  • Prepare presentations using Power Point, Excel, and update websites.
  • Support administrative core activities on large and complex grants under select faculty. 
  • Facilitates communication and interaction between Centers/subsites, including setting up teleconferences and steering committee/workgroup meetings and providing internet-based resources such as mailing lists, a wiki, file sharing, and/or social media tools to share data and enable discussions. 
  • Serve as central hub to organize recurring consortium meetings, both face to face and virtual, with up to 75 attendees. 
  • Assist with budgeting for logistics, expense tracking, and submitting items for payment or reimbursement. 
  • Provide quarterly reports to sponsor, such as patient enrollment and data usage. 
  • Participates in project-related meetings, takes notes, follows-up on action items. 
  • Serve as first point of contact in the main Departmental/Chair’s office and provides general office support, including being primary contact to answer office telephones, and giving information and directions to visitors, meeting attendees, students and faculty. 
  • Sort incoming and outgoing mail, organize FedEx shipments and deliveries, and distribute packages. 
  • Must maintain a professional and welcoming demeanor. 
  • Work collaboratively with members of administrative office team, including serving as back-up, event planning, copying/scanning set-up and maintenance. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute departmental events, such as annual student welcome lunch, holiday party, retreats, and other special events. 
  • Responsible for scheduling, location, advertisement, hospitality, and tracking expenditures.  Interact with vendors, assist with catering orders, room reservations, and AV support. 
  • Coordinates meetings for select working groups in the Department.
  • Assist with reimbursements, check requests, POs/shopping carts, and the purchase of supplies, small equipment, and materials.
  • Review and evaluate program needs, while maintaining cost effectiveness.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • 5 years progressively responsible administrative experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related discipline preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and presentation graphics required.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, technical and communication skills required.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and flexibility.

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