Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Administrative Coordinator I for the Ophthalmology Department at New Jersey Medical School. Under direction of the Administrator, the Administrative Coordinator I manages office support (virtually and in-person when applicable) operations and activities for the Department of Ophthalmology while providing related administrative & general office services for the Department Chair and professional staff.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Plans and schedules the work of the section to make maximum effective utilization of employees, equipment and material within budgetary requirements.
Recommends the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, merit increases, transfers and/or disciplining of employees and other personnel changes.
Supervises the administrative staff who provide support to the faculty and administrator. Orients and trains staff.
Coordinates office operations, including: forms, secretarial/clerical work, space and office equipment, internal reporting systems and ordering supplies and materials.
Performs studies and prepares various reports on the non-technical aspects of the department.
Serves as principal liaison between department and administrative units such as Faculty Affairs, Human Resources, IST, Accounting, and Payroll.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
At least two (2) years of administrative experience in a government agency, university setting, medical office or large business office with responsibility for office management, preparation of reports, supervision of staff, etc.
Additional related experience may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with Microsoft Office including MS Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel software packages.
Posting Number: 21ST1548
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 134489
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