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Job Req ID:  107427

Sr Administrative Coordinator

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security at the Bloomberg School of Public Health works to protect people's health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges. We examine how scientific and technological innovations can strengthen health security. We study the policies, organizations, systems, and tools to prevent and respond to outbreaks and public health crises. We advance policies and practice to address a range of challenges, including the global rise in emerging infectious diseases, a continued risk of pandemic flu, major natural disasters, our dependence on vulnerable infrastructure, and the potential for biological, chemical, or nuclear accidents or intentional threats. The Center is hiring a Program Coordinator to help fulfill its mission.

In conjunction with other Center staff, we are seeking a Sr. Administrative Coordinator who will provide all general, administrative, and programmatic support for faculty and their projects undertaken by Center for Health Security.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Administrative & Office Support

  • Provide scheduling support, to include management of daily calendars for scheduling of center-wide or project meetings and conference calls with internal and external persons.
  • Maintain Contact list for projects to schedule interviews, workgroups, and calls externally.
  • 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 specific to each project. To include editing, formatting, and review of conference papers, reports, or other documents as requested in support of ongoing project work using Microsoft (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe platforms.
  • Utilize established Project Management Procedures to continually ensure project materials and working files are maintained in document area for project as necessary for tracking and archiving. Project management files may include, meeting notes, to-do lists, contact lists, articles and publications, memos, presentations, letters, etc.
  • Maintain and seek to continually enhance appropriate electronic document management and filing systems.
  • Engage with financial, IT, Communications, and Events teams to ensure that planned project activities are enacted; to include purchasing, software procurement, obtaining bids, coordinating space or catering for meetings and events. Provide support to each of these areas when necessary to coordinate with project team.
  • Order catering for meetings and events, assist with taking delivery of items and setup/breakdown of meetings.
  • Provide support as needed to overall Center Administration for office/facility use.

On-Site Meetings

  • Schedule conference rooms and computer/AV equipment for on-site project meetings.
  • Attend on-site project meetings or events when needed to provide onsite support for internal and external persons.
  • Coordinate meeting logistics for in person meetings the faculty will host/lead in Baltimore by arranging travel for meeting participants to include hotel, meeting rooms, and catering logistics.
  • Send invitations, collect RSVPs, and send thank you notes for attendees where requested

Off-Site Meetings

  • May attend off-site events when requested by Events team for additional support.
  • With Events teams oversight, assist with event/functions, including workshops, conferences.
  • Coordinate preparation, set up and logistics, to include meeting materials, documentation preparation, and scheduling.
  • Process Non-employee Travel Reimbursements in overflow capacity for finance team.
  • Coordinate and organize project and/or meeting binders in paper and/or electronic forms, including duplication and mailings when needed.

Travel Arrangement & Reimbursement

  • Anticipate project travel needs for faculty travel and conferences.
  • Make all travel arrangements and monitor changes.
  • Utilize approved travel procurement methods for booking of conference registration, travel, and expenses.
  • Process Faculty/Project Team Travel and Non-Travel Reimbursements in Concur system.
  • Other general administrative duties as assigned.

*Note: This position may occasionally require some work outside of normal business hours and/or weekends with adequate notice. The position is expected to be onsite.

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 preferred,
  • Must be comfortable working with deadlines and under pressure.
  • Must be comfortable working with a variety of communication styles and to manage executive calendars that are busy and change often.
  • Excellent attendance history.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and independently and as part of a team.
  • JHU SAP experience preferred: travel reimbursement, check requests, and shopping cart system.
  • Must have demonstrable experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Classified Title: Sr Administrative Coordinator  
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF  
Starting Salary Range: $20.40-$28.00-$35.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Health Security 
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


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.

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.


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