Job Req ID:  114594

Program Administrator

The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) was established in 2000 by President Brody in response to a recommendation from the Urban Health Council - a group composed of community residents, clergy, local leaders, city officials, business representatives and JH faculty, staff and students. The UHI was created to be a catalyst for conversation, for collaboration, capacity building and ultimately, for change. UHI is a university wide initiative and is funded by several school across the university as well as the health system.

UHI is seeking a Program Administrator to support the mission and work of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute through comprehensive program planning and implementation. The Program Administrator reports to the Operations Director to accomplish the goals and objectives set forth for programmatic activities. The Program Administrator provides day-to-day support of various ongoing, and the development of new, UHI projects and activities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Programs & Initiatives

  • Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program - Established in 2016, the Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program (BNLP) was launched as a yearlong fellowship designed to equip the next generation of Baltimore’s community leaders with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to lead transformational change.
  • Work with UHI Associate Director and Operations Director on the Fellowship to operationalize and coordinate the program
  • Coordinate application process (track incoming proposals, review for completion, review scoring, schedule interviews, etc.)
  • Prepare, record, and keep documentation for fellows (contracts, evaluations, attendance records, etc.)
  • Work with the finance team to process payments to the fellows and their employers.
  • Coordinate the instructors' documentations (contracts, lesson plans, session materials, etc.) and process payments.
  • Process orders for materials for meetings, instruction, and graduation.
  • Manage logistics for meetings—arrange for space, AV, meals, and prepare name tags, table tents, certificates, and internships.

Community Capacity Building Workshops

  • Work with UHI Associate Director and Operations Director to operationalize and coordinate the workshops.
  • Support the teaching processes by managing schedules, communicating the expectations and logistics.
  • Prepare, reproduce, and disseminate lesson plans and training materials,
  • Collect and record completed documentation, homework, etc.

Funding Opportunities

  • Coordinate and track UHI funding opportunities; Baltimore Health Equity Impact Grants, UHI-SOURCE Student Grants, UHI Grantee Showcase
  • Monitor the review process with UHI Operations Director and Associate Director (track incoming proposals, review for completion, reviewer assignments, scoring, etc.)
  • Prepare, record, and keep documentation for awarded grants (proposal, notice of award, terms and conditions, etc.)
  • Track grant progress and follow up with grantees as needed.
  • With UHI Operations Director and Associate Director review progress report and disburse grant funds.


  • Plans and coordinates on- and off-campus special events, including lectures, workshops, seminars, and meetings.
  • Develops, maintains, and oversees timelines for all special projects, ensuring timely delivery of deliverables.
  • Works with the Operations Director and Communications Associate to maintain and expand the UHI's diverse network.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Two years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.



Classified Title: Program Administrator 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB  
Starting Salary Range: $45,700 - $80,000 Annually ($60,402 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM General Internal Medicine  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 



Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Education and Experience Equivalency
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 Completing Studies
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.

Background Checks
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.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

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

Accommodation Information
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Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week