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. We are seeking a Senior Program Coordinator to help fulfill its mission.
The Senior Program Coordinator position provides support for mission-critical program work of the Center through implementing and refining organization structures and processes. This role reports to and has work coordinated by the Program Manager for the Center for Health Security; may respond to requests from the Director, Senior Associates, and Senior Analysts; and works closely with other program staff, including associates, other analysts, and communications, financial, and administrative staff to understand and help implement new processes. The position will require an inquisitive spirit, great inter-personal and communication skills, both written and oral, and independent decision-making.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide high-level administrative and project support for the implementation of processes, procedures, and systems across the Center programs and projects as set forth by Program Manager.
Develop and maintain accurate records for Center projects, initiatives and processes that can be utilized for a variety of stakeholders.
Works closely with Program Manager to compile data, generate substantive reports, and analyze trends across Center programs and projects.
Maintain a fluid understanding and high-level awareness of Center-wide activities to communicate critical information and news to Center staff.
Create crosscutting organizational tools to support and streamline Center operations.
Assist and devise plans for conduct of research using input from Program Manager, Faculty, and Analysts.
Manage the scheduling of some project-related activities, including expert interviews, project team meetings, etc.
Create and maintain project workplans.
Exercise independent judgement to rank and prioritize needs of multiple projects and activities.
Support the implementation of project workplans by providing management support including but not limited to tracking of deliverables, events (e.g. timelines, event planning checklists) communications and overall project timelines.
Implement project management tools to support the dynamic needs of projects/studies.
Collaborate with study teams to manage, organize and archive study/project materials such as technical instruments (protocols, questionnaires, interview materials, etc).
Manage database of and maintain communication with students, visiting scholars and other similar personnel connected with Center projects.
Assist Program Manager with educational initiatives program schedules and components, drafting communications materials, and organizing program application processes (including but not limited to tracking of applications, interviews, and selection).
Assist Program Manager with activities related to Center's educational initiatives (MPH scholarship, PhD-funded track, and DrPH track) which can include assisting with information sessions, open house, seminars, receptions, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelors-level Degree and three years' related experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.
Bachelors-level Degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, or a closely related discipline.
Proficiency with Microsoft 365 and spreadsheet software.
Excellent organization, attention to detail and time management.
Ability to respond dynamically and proactively to responsibilities.
Ability to work as part of a team to support a collaborative environment as well as independently make progress on tasks.
Excellent communication skills.
Aptitude for learning and applying new tools and skills.
At least 1 year of full-time experience in academic research or similar setting preferred.
Interest in working with multidisciplinary teams in a collegial setting.
Familiarity with the operational life cycle of project management, including project planning and development, funding and staffing, day-to-day management, and product delivery.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $39,310 - $54,060 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday through Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health Department name: Health Security Personnel area: School of Public Health
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