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Job Req ID:  50676

Administrative Secretary

General Summary/Purpose

Provide general secretarial and administrative support in the Schizophrenia center. 


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate meetings such as Leadership meetings, and Schizophrenia research study meetings as assigned by Center Director.
  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to the Center director and managers.
  • Answer phone and e-mail inquiries from patients and study participants.
  • Maintain Center Director’s calendar.
  • May perform duties of a sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Two (2) years related experience.


Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * 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

  • Experience in providing administrative support for senior staff and faculty. 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Attention to details. 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently. 



Classified Title: Administrative Secretary 
Working Title: Administrative Secretary  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OD 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $15.26 - $21.00 /Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Part-time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm / 19.00 hrs per week 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003822-SOM Psy Molecular Psychiatry Program 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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


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