As part of a broad initiative to support highly talented and motivated first-generation, limited-income (FLI) students, Johns Hopkins University has created a new Success Coaching Program within Academic Advising (SCAA). This program, a joint initiative of the Center for Student Success (CSS) and the Offices of Academic Advising (OAA), seeks a creative, energetic and entrepreneurial individual to provide administrative, programmatic and budgetary support for SCAA. Reporting to the SCAA Director, this position will perform a wide variety of duties and administrative tasks necessary for the smooth operation of this program. Some evenings and weekends are required. This role is embedded within the KSAS Office of Academic Advising.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Manage the Director’s schedule/calendar and set up meetings.
Prepare the Director for meetings by confirming meeting details.
Assist Director with all permissible staff search and HR-related processes.
Administrative support for SCAA Project Teams as needed under the supervision of the Director.
Manage scheduling of shared meetings rooms.
Coordinate travel for SCAA staff, students, and outside constituents as needed.
Assist with marketing and student recruitment for SCAA.
Provide various office management tasks such as ordering office supplies, communicating with students, making appointments, reserving space, and managing calendars.
Manages program operational logistics (e.g., IT, systems set up/access).
Assist with front desk coverage on an as needed basis.
Initiate the administrative process for student and staff hiring. Complete ISRs and other relevant processing documents for hiring students and staff.
Manage SCAA staff onboarding and training.
Use social media and other appropriate applications to create and build community among SCAA students.
Manage SCAA webpage.
Attend meetings as needed.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
Budgetary Support (15%)
Coordinate with Budget Analyst to manage programming budget.
Manage budget account related to the SCAA portfolio by tracking expenditures, allocating payments/cost transfers, monitoring for budget discrepancies within the university’s finance software.
Maintain program the ordering of program inventory (e.g., supplies, resources, etc.).
Design and maintain budget tracking and filing systems for accounts.
Review, track and reconcile monthly Purchase Card expenses and reports for SCAA staff and program.
Develop and disseminate monthly and quarterly budget reports for SCAA staff.
Close out budgets and prepare year-end budget reports. Create detailed budget reports to identify trends in spending as requested. Prepare annual budgets.
Communicate regularly with Homewood Student Affairs budget and university accounting staff, vendors, troubleshooting and problem solving.
Process vendor contracts and payments consistent with university policies.
Process payroll for full-time and student expenses and/or stipends.
Programming/Event Planning (15%)
Assist SCAA staff with the coordination of logistical arrangements for SCAA events to include staff retreats, programming, peer academic advising programming (e.g., invitations, marketing, room reservations, catering orders, etc.).
Assist Director with staff meetings, training coordination, and agendas.
Serve as the primary point of contact for peer advisors in order to troubleshoot stipend concerns, training logistics, and other issues as needed.
Work with other CSS coordinators and OAA coordinators to organize logistics for joint, collaborative and program specific activities/events (e.g., faculty dinners, workshops, retreats, field trips, etiquette dinners, etc.) during the academic year.
Assist with KSAS front desk assistance as needed.
Establish connections with campus partners and offices responsible for providing event support services.
Market and advertising events via social media, flyers, etc.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
High School Diploma/GED.
Three (3) years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the 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.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Three years related experience in administrative support, budgetary management, and customer service required.
Professional experience planning events and working with first-generation, limited-income (FLI) and underrepresented student populations on a highly selective college or university is preferred.
Prior experience working with SAP and other financial/human resource management programs is preferred.
The successful candidate must also demonstrate initiative, independent judgment, and “tech-savvy-ness” with proficiency using MS Office, social media, and other marketing techniques.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to navigate a large decentralized campus environment and establish positive connections with collaborative partners as well as FLI and non-FLI students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
An understanding of the needs of first-generation, low-income students and underrepresented racial minorities (African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, American Indian) and commitment to diversity in higher education is critical for the position. Creativity, flexibility and ability to engage students from marginalized populations.
Ability to manage and prioritize projects, including strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
Budget management skills.
Strong time management and organizational skills, keen attention to details. Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work as part of a team ina fast-paced environment.
Flexibility to occasionally work outside of normal business hours and some weekends as required.
Classified Title: Administrative Coordinator Working Title: Administrative Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $17.42 - $23.95/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM / 37.50 hrs per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006501-Center for Student Success Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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