Job Req ID:  108473

CO Sr. Administrative Coordinator

Wilmer Eye Institute Retina Division is seeking a Sr. Administrator Coordinator who will provide high-level administrative support to its Division Chief, Fellowship program, leaders, staff, and associated research labs. This role will coordinate Fellowship activities, administrative activities, purchasing and account reconciliation, manage multiple calendars, and coordinate travel arrangements for Division Chief, and in association with Fellowship program. The Sr. Administrator Coordinator will interpret operating policies of the University, exercise independent judgement in the resolution of administrative problems, often acting in direct response for the Division Chief.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides high-level administrative assistance to Division Chief, Clinic Manager, and other divisional faculty and staff.
  • Ability to think creatively to manage multiple projects independently, including handling matters of a confidential nature with sensitivity and discretion.
  • Coordinates and arranges complex calendaring by planning and scheduling meetings, depositions, court appearances, speaking engagements and attendance at local, national and international meetings.
  • Manage all travel arrangements for the Division Chief. Handles communications with coordinator and conference organizers, prepares itineraries, conference registration, travel and hotel arrangements, and expense reports for reimbursements.
  • Maintains Division Chiefs daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars. Will exercise independent judgement to rank and prioritize.
  • Prepares agendas for internal meetings, prepare and distribute the minutes.
  • Coordinates reimbursement from university funds for eligible business-related expenses.
  • Manages transcription process, composes and distributes correspondence, e-mail and manages, organizes and maintains confidential files.
  • Plans events such as invited speakers, seminars, outreach events, and research symposiums.
  • Assists with coordination of faculty and staff activities and seminars.
  • Works closely with other program coordinators in regard to nursing conference, Day of Learning, and Development.
  • Proofreads communications to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Drafts and prepares office communication for signature as well edits confidential and sensitive information.
  • Drafts letters of recommendation and letters of support for Division Chief; edits all letters requiring Directors signature.
  • Manages media queries and coordinates media interaction with the Director of Public Affairs, coordinates and supports the development of journal publications; assists with preparation of manuscripts.
  • Communicates with CME office in regarding course organization and content.
  • As Fellowship Coordinator, plays integral part in communication with candidates as well as other coordinators to implement the onboarding and outboarding of matched Fellows.
  • Assists with ongoing development of the Fellowship program.
  • Prepares and updates bio-sketches and CVs.
  • Ensures licensures are current.
  • Assists with Fellow travel arrangements.
  • Using SAP, orders office and laboratory supplies as directed, processes invoices for payment and check or travel requests for reimbursement.
  • Assists with purchase of materials and supplies for research laboratory.
  • Assists with conferences and workshops.
  • Works with credentialing office to ensure new faculty recruits are on-boarded timely and accurately.
  • Uses various software applications such as spreadsheets and databases to assemble and format data (for distribution).
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree.



Classified Title: Sr. Administrative Coordinator 
Working Title: CO Sr. Administrative Coordinator   
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF  
Starting Salary Range: $20.40-$35.70 ($66,248 budgeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Oph Retina Service 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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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.

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