Job Req ID:  111568

Admin Coordinator

Founded in 1979, the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a center for innovation dedicated to advancing the field of gifted education through research on testing, programs, and other supports for advanced learners. On the premise that advanced learners come from every community and every demographic, we aim to understand and inform how these students need to be nurtured to achieve their full potential as learners and global citizens. CTY also runs in-person and online academic programs for bright learners to cultivate a community of advanced learners and connect students in and outside the classroom. Want to join our team? We are seeking an Admin Coordinator who is a mission-driven problem-solver who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for full-time employees and their families.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicate with candidates, staff, and external partners, regarding frequently asked questions pertaining to the hiring and onboarding processes.
  • Complete high-volume sourcing tasks as assigned; conduct internet research as directed to secure email addresses for potential candidates, then compile addresses into spreadsheets for use by recruiters and hiring managers.
  • Utilize HRIS systems and other digital platforms to perform steps related to the application, hiring, and onboarding processes to ensure that candidates and hires move through each process in a timely manner.
  • Regularly run reports to track the completion of hiring, onboarding, and compliance steps.
  • Sending onboarding communications as staff are hired.
  • Track staff progress through the onboarding process, following up with staff as needed to ensure timely completion of required onboarding activities.
  • Provide timely, effective troubleshooting and support to hires.
  • Assist with administrative support for human resources and in-person experiences teams, including sourcing, background checks, onboarding, payroll, etc.
  • Assist with compliance reporting, provide reports, and follow up with staff on outstanding documents.
  • Audit completion of documents received.
  • Assist with a high volume of paychecks, sort and mail shipments.
  • Assist with reviewing an assigned set of data.
  • Assist with managing departmental records, and tracking data/materials, both digital and print files.
  • Complete ad hoc projects and tasks as assigned and as time permits, such as scheduling interviews, mailing items, and assembling training materials.

Degree of independent action performed on the job

  • Moderately Supervised (overall objectives are given, supervisor and incumbent collaborate, moderate level of autonomy).

Internal and external contacts required as part of the job

  • Internal: Regular contact with department staff (Program Managers, Assistant Program Managers a Student Support Administrator, a Site Logistics Administrator, a Disabilities Services Administrator, and a Senior Director); regular contact with CTY HR, Finance, and Enrollment Services departments.
  • External: Regular contact with parents and summer staff candidates and hires (undergraduate students, graduate students, college and university faculty, public and private school teachers, and working professionals from around the world). Regular contact with parents of enrolled students and to a lesser degree of prospective students. Occasional contact with school officials.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to access and transmit information using a computer; dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
  • The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone, email, and possibly face to face with internal and external audiences and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
  • Ability to pack items into boxes and prepare the boxes for shipping.

Additional Information

  • Hybrid work schedule that varies seasonally.
  • During peak times (June-September), there will be weeks that the incumbent will be required to work at CTY headquarters as often as daily, to handle logistical tasks involving physical items (e.g. packing and mailing materials to sites, unpacking and storing returned materials, creating ID badges, etc.).
  • During non-peak times, the role will telecommute some or all days each week.
  • The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
  • All employees participating in or serving children in university programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around. children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Duties and responsibilities are subject to change with or without notice.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Microsoft 365.
  • Human Resources Information Systems (Success Factors and Concur).
  • Salesforce.
  • Fresh Desk.



Classified Title: Administrative Coordinator 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Admin Coordinator   
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE  
Starting Salary Range: Min $18.00 - Max $33.50 HRLY ($50,213 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Center for Talented Youth  
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law: