Administrative Specialist

Maryland, United States
$50,200 - $69,089
10 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Salary:  $50,200 - $69,089
Status:  Full-Time
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/37.5 hours 
Department name: 10002946-SOM Onc Oncology Community Programs 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Department of Oncology is seeking a Administrative Specialist that will have responsibillites that require a heavy focus on significant and important project work.  The role will provide non-standard, non-routine, varied, high level administrative expertise and candidate must possess extensive knowledge about the organization.  This position may have supervisory responsibility.


  • Have significant and important project responsibilities.
  • Project responsibilities comprise the majority of its responsibilities. 
  • Project assignments require considerable research, initiative, independent discretion and specialized knowledge and abilities. 
  • Responsible for faculty appointments.
  • Assist in program planning and development. 
  • Interpret, monitor, and analyze information regarding operating policies and procedures. 
  • Produce power point reports displaying departmental metrics.
  • Exercise independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities. 
  • Use various software applications, e.g., spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and other information systems. 
  • Operate office equipment, e.g., photocopier, fax, personal computer.


Bachelor’s Degree and five years of high level expertise.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 

30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


Experience with faculty appointment process desired.

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

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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