Job Req ID:  112377

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

We are seeking a Sr. Administrative Coordinator who will provide administrative support and perform general office management duties that are necessary for the efficient operation of the Mechanical Engineering Department.


The Sr. Administrative Coordinator performs all day-to-day administrative activities supporting the Mechanical Engineering Department Head and business Administrator. The Sr. Administrative Coordinator manages all fiscal and non-fiscal activities for the Mechanical Engineering Seminar account and is the main liaison for faculty searches and appointments.


This role manages department activities and programs that involve faculty, students, and staff, along with partnerships with other organizations and communities. Duties will be of a sensitive and confidential nature. Specifically, provide detailed meeting preparation material for both the Department Head and business Administrator. This support spans across academic and non-academic activities for the department.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of four Administrative Coordinators in the Mechanical Engineering department with input on hire/fire/discipline actions.
  • Will train, provide technical support, and provide administrative direction for the entry level administrative staff supporting three Mechanical Engineering centers.
  • Support the department Administrator in the management and skill development of entry level staff.
  • Support Department Head and business Administrator by drafting and preparing for signature office communications as well as proofread and edit confidential and sensitive information.
  • Schedule and manage appointments, send and maintain appointment letters. Maintain conference room schedules.
  • Schedule meetings and work collaboratively with internal and external organizations to ensure an accurate calendar at all times.
  • Serve as the international employee liaison and manage the visa process for all international appointments to include the communication and coordination with third-party visa sponsors and the Johns Hopkins Office of International Services.
  • Manage all HR payroll activities for post doctorial appointments. Prepares all payroll documents, hiring and termination, including ISR’s, EA’s and Eforms. Tracks appointments for terminations and re-appointment.
  • Manage all aspects of the Mechanical Engineering Seminar account including tracking expenditures, coordinating purchases and supplies, submitting invoices, and reimbursements for travel, etc.
  • Process all reimbursements and other expenses for visiting speakers.
  • Coordinate and plan department and center related events.
  • Prepare all materials for meetings, educational seminars, training programs, community forums, and conferences.
  • Arrange for and manage delegations of international visitors. This diverse set of activities and programs involve faculty, students, staff, and partnerships with other organizations and communities.
  • The Sr. Administrative Coordinator formats power point presentations, publications, and report documents, converts statistical data to charts, tables, and graphs.
  • Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble and format data and reports.
  • Gather data for reports and initiate preparation for various print and web-based publications.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to effectively and appropriately communicate and deal with a wide range of people in a positive and professional manner.
  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment to resolve administrative problems. Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Effective team player with excellent interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Quantitative skills to conduct basic analyses and produce summary tables and graphics. Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment to resolve administrative problems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, behave flexibly, communicate tactfully, and maintain rapport.
  • Demonstrate careful judgment, a high level of discretion and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage high volume of work and multiple priorities.
  • Excellent organizational, oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (email, calendar, and contacts) and internet browsing.
  • Proficiency with WordPress or similar web publishing tool.


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.


* 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.


 


 

Classified Title: Sr. Administrative Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF  
Starting Salary Range: Min $21.00 - Max $36.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 hrs/wk, M-F 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Department of Mechanical Engineering  
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering 

 

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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

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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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on 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.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

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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.

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Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week