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Part-time Administrative Coordinator
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Job Description Summary
The Part-Time Administrative Coordinator position provides varied administrative support for the Institute for Immunology (IFI). He/she will provide primary support to the Director of Administration and Finance, including: helping to coordinate seminar series and research talks and to provide minimal administrative support for Institute-recruited Faculty located on the 3rd floor BRB II/III. The Administrative Coordinator will also provide day-to-day support of the IFI administrative office staff by maintaining effective and efficient daily office operations. This position requires extensive email and telephone contact at multiple levels, both internal and external to the University and routine correspondence to outside vendors and University staff, and requires excellent interpersonal skills. The individual must be available to work longer hours on Tuesdays with a corresponding shorter work day on Wednesdays.
The position provides high-level administrative support and project management to Schools/Centers. The incumbent will engage in a wide range of activities including budget management, administrative support, interaction with students, faculty, and staff on campus and at local events. The position also interacts with senior administrators, prospects, donors, faculty, alumni, board members, and senior government and corporate executives. The position includes budget oversight of a wide variety of programs involving multiple travelers and currencies as well as preparing staff for domestic and international travel. Generally included in confidential, ongoing cross divisional projects as directed by the Dean/Department Leader's Office program. The Administrative Coordinator interacts with important external constituents, and therefore must prioritize while delivering a very high level of service. Responsible for developing and maintaining communications, fielding inquiries, and guiding both graduate students and faculty through a variety of University policies, resources, and procedures.QualificationsH.S. Diploma or GED Required, with 5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience within a College or University setting preferred.Working ConditionsOffice, Library, Computer RoomPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
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Perelman School of Medicine
$20.00 - $36.00
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