Coordinator
University of Maryland, Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

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The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) currently has an exciting opportunity for a Coordinator . This position, under general supervision, will plan, coordinate, and oversee a variety of professional and administrative activities related to the efficient day to day operation of the department. The Coordinator reports to the Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science and provides executive administrative support to the Chair, Vice Chairs, and the Department Administrator. The incumbent will regularly handle matters of a highly confidential or sensitive nature.

Essential Functions: Ø

Provides general planning and direction in order to develop and facilitate the day to day activities and events within a specific organizational program. Ø

Serves as APT (Appointments, Promotions and Tenure) Coordinator for the department; prepares faculty appointment packets and maintains faculty and adjunct faculty databases. Ø

Coordinates travel arrangements for faculty, candidates, and guest speakers and presenters. Ø

Coordinates department-wide events including catering, facilities; facilitates all aspects of the event. Ø

Produces and edits the regular publication of summary reports and program proposals as well as various promotional materials and journal articles. Ø

Develops and maintains databases used to collect and analyze data for accreditation, track expenditures, monitor and evaluate program policies and procedures. Ø

Provides executive administrative support for CAPTE reaccreditation and annual accreditation reports. Ø

Supervises staff and/or volunteers and ensures the efficient recruitment/interviewing and training functions for maintaining highly involved and motivated employees. Ø

Performs other administrative duties having a significant impact on the overall goals of the function, program, and/or department as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Ø

Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Ø

2 years of experience in an appropriate field. Ø

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: ü

Ability to work independently under minimal supervision. ü

Skill in exercising initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with an ability to solve problems and make decisions. ü

Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects necessary to implement a specific organizational program. ü

Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of people internal and external to the organization. ü

Ability to work in a fast paced environment and skill in multi-tasking projects and multiple deadlines ü

Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes. ü

Skill in relevant PC applications; must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Original Posting : 2/15/13

Filing Deadline : 3/01/13

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