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Job Req ID:  17677

Administrative Coordinator


General Summary/Purpose:

This position's primary responsibility will be to coordinate the administrative activities for the Director of the Child and Adolescent Department as well as to provide administrative support for to the Senior Administrative Manager. This includes arranging meetings with Hospital and University executives, preparing correspondence, arranging travel, managing the Director’s calendar, and working on special projects as assigned.


Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist with coordinating the planning of departmental events as required.
  • Submit employee and non-employee reimbursement requests via SAP.
  • Scheduling and coordinating the daily, weekly, monthly, and annual appointment calendar for Director of the Child and Adolescent Department, and ensuring the Program Director is prepared for meetings and presentations by compiling and preparing materials and confirming details in advance.
  • Travel arrangements as needed for Director of Child and Adolescent Department.
  • Coordinate the itineraries and agendas for speakers and guests visiting the Department of Medicine.
  • Exercise independent judgment to rank and prioritize meeting requests and timelines.
  • Transcribe, edit, finalize, and mail correspondence for Director; create spreadsheets; prepare graphs, charts, and other documentation as needed for presentations.
  • Triage phone calls and mail and independently resolve matters that do not require the management direct attention.
  • Prioritize phone messages, fielding and directing calls coming into the office.
  • Serves as backup support for the Department of Medicine Chairman's Office administrative team.
  • Manage room reservation requests for Conference Rooms, ensure teleconference connection is establish, and set up audio and visual equipment as needed.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all documents, files, and human resources information.
  • General administrative duties to include, but not limited to scanning, copying, sorting mail, office and kitchen supplies, triaging phone calls, and greeting and assisting visitors.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.
  • Three (3) years of related administrative experience required, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
  • Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) 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.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel spreadsheets, Access Databases, PowerPoint, electronic calendar, and transcription.
  • Excellent spelling and grammar.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple complicated tasks, prioritization skills.
  • Ability to operate PC, laser printer, fax, copier, shredder and multi-line phone.


Classified title: Administrative Coordinator 

Working title: Administrative Coordinator

Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/0E

Starting Salary Range: $17.42-$23.95 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full time

Employee Status: Non-exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday - 7:30am-4:00pm 40hrs/Wk

Location: East Baltimore Campus – 1800 Orleans St

Department name: 10003136 - SOM - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Personnel area (School): SOM - School of Medicine


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