In order to promote leadership in health policy research among the next generation of scholars, the Health Policy Research Scholars (HPRS) Program aims to train doctoral students from groups underrepresented in health policy to conduct and engage in policy relevant research that will increase health equity. Such groups include racial and ethnic populations, as well as individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged and underserved backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The purpose of this program is to support and enhance the Ph.D. training of students from different disciplines who are committed to advancing the Culture of Health as well as encourage students to participate in interdisciplinary research that impacts health policy. The program in turn will give them health policy, leadership and skills training, as well as mentorship and social support and networking opportunities in order to enhance their success. The Administrative Program Coordinator for the HPRS National Program Center (NPC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) will provide program coordination and support in accomplishing the HPRS goals. This position reports to the director of the HPRS NPC at JHSPH.
Organize, prioritize, and track the daily operations and developmental progress of multiple assigned projects, maintaining all files and related data.
Proactively communicate, collaborate, and build relationships with HPRS leadership and staff, faculty, advisory committee, scholars and other stakeholders- both internal and external.
Support NPC deputy director in maintaining and overseeing project budgets.
Respond to applicant inquiries, regularly communicate with applicants.
Play a lead role in organizing and convening meetings and events- both online and in-person.
Assist with managing events on-site, ensuring that operations are in accordance with goals and objectives; maintains relationships with attendees and resolves or manages resolution of major problems and issues as they arise.
Serve as contact with external network of schools, associations, organizations as required.
Drafts professional communications to internal and external stakeholders.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Three years of experience in program management and/or project management.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent ability to manage time and projects with competing priorities.
High level of interpersonal skill, written and oral communication necessary to effectively interact with colleagues at all operational levels.
Self-motivated and comfortable working independently, as a team leader, and as a team member.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with capacity to deliver quality work product within the required deadline.
Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population, including minority and international students.
Proven aptitude with the use of Microsoft Office applications.
Work background should include a combination of the following:
Proven, successful project management experience.
Track record of managing a complex workload.
Experience working on complex programs with diverse stakeholders.
Working with diverse populations of students.
Familiarity with diverse cultures and diversity related program design.
Experience in programs designed to reduce barriers to success in graduate programs.
Advising or mentoring students.
Planning and managing events.
Supporting the development of curricula, initiatives or projects.
Classified Title: Administrative Program Coordinator Working Title: Administrative Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700-69,780 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday through Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004110-Health Policy & Management -IHSP Personnel area: School of Public Health
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