The Department of Otolaryngology Vice-Chairmans Office is seeking an Administrative Specialist. This is a high-level position which reports to and works directly for the Chairman, Executive Vice Chair (EVC), and Administrator. This person will independently manage projects, develop and maintain positive working relationships internal and external to the School, the University, Hospitals, and with all those they personally come in contact with including: University representatives, government representatives (NIH, NHLBI, AMA, local political representatives, etc.), faculty, staff, students, and patients.
The Administrative Specialist is responsible for confidential and non-confidential communication of all types with the people listed above. This person is responsible for representing the department of Otolaryngology Chairman/EVC in all business conducted on their behalf for the Department of Medicine and is the lead to other administrative support staff in the suite.
This position reports to the Administrator, Otolaryngology Department.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee the smooth functioning of the Chairman/EVC's schedule including coordination/correspondence with executives and day to day interactions within the Department, Hospitals (JHH, BMC, etc.) and University (JHU-SOM).
Monitors, evaluates and implements business practices and procedures to support the day-to-day operational needs of the Bayview Chairman/EVC including scheduling, reconciling executive card for related purchases such as travel, entertainment, and presentation materials, etc.
Chairs departmental committees as well as staffs various committees for the Chairman/EVC including creation of agendas. Ability to speak publicly and provide presentations as required. Oversees various projects through to completion, requiring broad understanding of issues throughout the department, JHH, SOM and JHM. Serves as a project person and takes on non-routine projects that generally require coordinating between various offices reporting to the Chair.
Writes responses to Chairman/EVC's email/mail and miscellaneous material as requested by the Chairman/EVC.
Reviews all correspondence coming into the office, and edits all going out of the Chairman/EVC's office in order to remain current on issues. Forwards information to the appropriate parties. Ensures follow-up as required.
Manages/monitors financial transactions including budgets involving Chairman/EVC discretionary accounts, reimbursements and service contracts in partnership with finance.
Handles confidential material from inside and outside the department.
Coordinates, writes, edits and distributes Chairman/EVC's executive agendas as well as follow up minutes (JHH, JHU executive meetings, etc.). Consults with Vice Chairs, Division Chief, faculty, and support staff on agenda items.
Oversees Chairman's clinical practice and day to day operation as needed.
Partners to edit departmental newsletter and/or website. Writes and/or edits articles, as well as oversees layout and decides material to be included in either of these or other communication formats.
Oversees full-time and part-time faculty annual review process for the Chairman and Dean's Offices. Will organize materials and ensure completion. Organizes, coordinates sponsored research proposals generated by the Chairman.
Manage the process for credentialing medical student rotations.
Manage the process of the faculty on-call process. Serves as bridge between the Chairman and other departments to build trust, support, vision and commitment with senior management and plans periodic special events.
Establish and maintains positive professional liaisons both internal and external to the Department, Center, School and University.
Demonstrates poise, tact and diplomacy and maintains confidentiality.
Liaison with Offices of Public Affairs and Planning & Marketing.
Works closely with Department's Development Office in scheduling visits/events for donors and dignitaries.
Organizes and is responsible for annual faculty/staff holiday celebration and various other events throughout the year.
Other duties as assigned.
Faculty file scanning project.
Develop new administrative policies to ensure smooth operation in the administrative office.
Serve on several Organization-wide committees, has extensive knowledge of the Johns Hopkins.
Perform research on similar departments nation-wide and provides data on clinical activities that help develop departmental policies.
Coordination of major divisional activities and social events including developing program agendas and producing publication materials.
Coordinate the telephone cost reduction project that includes review of all costs incurred, equipment and services needed in order to reduce costs.
Provide follow-up information regarding committee actions and decisions.
Maintain records of minutes for the high level meetings, prepares summary documents.
Create a database for faculty evaluations, track reappointment evaluations through to completion.
Maintains a Project Status Report for all pending projects in the department. Updates are made on a weekly basis with clear notations of each project, owner, outcomes/deliverables, and staff supports. A copy is kept on the shared network drive.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Five (5) years in providing high level expertise.
Additional education can be substituted for experience. Additional experience can substitute for education.*
Final applicant for this position may be required to complete skills assessments appropriate to position description.
* 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 the 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.
Five years related experience, preferably in university/medical environment.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be familiar with JHM policies and procedures.
The ability to act proactively, independently and exercise good judgment.
The ability to think creatively in order to manage various complex projects and someone who can work with multiple interruptions and still stay on task.
The person must be able to perform duties without direct supervision or guidance on a regular basis.
The position also requires someone with the ability to communicate in a highly professional manner; clearly, appropriately, and effectively with at all institutional levels.
Project management and time management classes are highly recommended.
Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, SAP as well as web-publishing software are all programs to be used or potentially used with this position.
Classified Title: Administrative Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 to 5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Oto General Administration Personnel area: School of Medicine
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