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Job Req ID:  94001

Administrative Coordinator

We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator who will provide high-level administrative support in a fast-paced work environment primarily based in the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research ( The primary mission of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research is to generate and disseminate the knowledge required to prevent disease and its consequences and to promote the health of the public. The Welch Center harnesses the talents of a group of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to disease prevention, health promotion, and evidence-based health practices.


The Administrative Coordinator to support leading cardiovascular epidemiology projects, including the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC) Study, the ARIC Diabetes Study, the ARIC Neurocognitive Study, (ARIC-NCS), the global Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium (CKD-PC), and the Cardiovascular Epidemiology (CVD EPI) T32 Training Program.  Duties include coordinating and performing administrative duties for several collaborating faculty members, providing confidential secretarial support, arranging conference and travel logistics, assisting with project activities and maintaining a high level of customer service excellence and detail orientation. The Administrative Coordinator will answer office telephone and perform day-to-day administrative activities.


This role will also coordinate, facilitate, and implement academic services and program activities for the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program and the Clinical and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology track within the Department of Epidemiology. Composes and prepares routine outgoing correspondence to students and faculty. Coordinates administrative and academic systems and services to support program activities for faculty and students. Create and maintain faculty, student, and course information records and update websites.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will provide scheduling - manage daily schedules including calendar management.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and conference calls with key faculty and staff. Schedule conference rooms and computer/AV equipment.
  • Act as liaison to institutions/organizations including coordination of on and off campus meetings and conferences.
  • Accurately create, prepare, and disseminate memos, letters, and emails as well as maintaining contact and email lists.
  • Maintain and seek to continually enhance appropriate filing systems.
  • Locate and compile administrative information (i.e. grant information, IRB submissions).
  • Copy materials and send/receive facsimiles as requested. 


Purchasing/Financial Transaction Support

  • Prepare forms and obtain proper authorization for supplies.
  • Prepare travel authorizations, travel reimbursement, and procurement card reconciliations and reallocations.
  • Ensure expenses post to correct project/account.
  • Maintain accurate and current computerized record database of expenditures, inventory and supplies, monitor supplies and materials. 



  • Anticipate faculty needs for travel and conferences.
  • Make all travel arrangements, monitor changes, and process reimbursements. 


Meeting/Conference Support 

  • Coordinate meeting logistics for in person meetings the faculty will host/lead in Baltimore by coordinating travel arrangements of meeting participants and hotel, meeting room, and catering logistics.
  • Assist with special event coordination. 


Document Management

  • Edit, format, and review conference papers, reports, or other documents as requested in support of ongoing project work using MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.
  • Format MS PowerPoint presentations the faculty use for public presentations.
  • Coordinate and organize project and/or meeting binders in paper and electronic forms, including duplication and mailings. 


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Three years related experience of general office or secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, 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.  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. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent time management skills and experience managing multiple projects/tasks with conflicting deadlines.
  • Must have well developed organizational skills, advanced communication skills, and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Must be comfortable working with deadlines and under pressure.
  • Must be comfortable working with a variety of communication styles and manage executive calendars that are busy and change often.
  • Excellent attendance history.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively independently and as part of a team.


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Must have demonstrable experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).


Classified Title: Administrative Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE  
Starting Salary Range: $34,995-$49,327-$63,570 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health 

Department name: Epidemiology  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


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


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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.


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