Administrative Coordinator

Maryland, United States
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

This front-desk position will provide administrative support to WSE’s Office of the Dean. Responsibilities include greeting and directing visitors, calendaring, and assisting with special projects.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Administrative Support for Assistant Dean for Marketing and Communications and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion (70%)

  • Maintain the calendars for the Assistant Dean for Marketing and Communications and the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion based on knowledge of goals and priorities
  • Schedule appointments and meetings with faculty, students, staff, and others across the University
  • Prepare agendas and materials for meetings
  • Draft and prepare office communications for signature
  • Create/maintain distribution lists
  • Assist in the coordination of special events and meetings, including scheduling meeting rooms/venues and making travel arrangements for events such as Leadership Alliance, EHOP, E-Week, Convocation, Design Day and others as assigned
  • Provide additional administrative support for staff within the Marketing and Communications office
  • Provide administrative support and scheduling for committees supervised by the Assistant Dean including Homewood Council on Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Champions
  • Maintain and organize electronic and paper files
  • Prepare financial paperwork such as purchase orders, travel reimbursements, coded invoices and check requests
  • Regularly use University online financial systems (SAP) to initiate and complete transactions
  • Other duties as assigned

General Administrative Support (30%)

  • Greet and direct all guests entering the office
  • Answer and screen telephone calls, record messages with attention to detail, relay messages
  • Stock and maintain both the office supply room and kitchen
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Send out Courier mail (FedEx, UPS, etc.) Pick up and deliver materials as required
  • Maintain calendars and schedule appointments for shared meeting rooms
  • Assist with special event planning and coordination including meetings, orientation, commencement, seminars, etc. Includes ordering food, preparing materials, reserving rooms, and working with vendors and I.T. for deliveries, set up, and audiovisual arrangements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • 3 years of related experience required 
  • Additional education can be substituted for experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college preferred 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the formal and informal JHU and WSE goals, standards, policies and procedures, including some knowledge of other departments within the School
  • High level of proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other software programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, well-organized and able to manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple and/or overlapping assignments
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information

​​​Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE 
Starting Salary Range: $17.25 - $23.72 per hour
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001468-Office of the Dean 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

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

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