Sr. Staff Assistant (Part-Time)
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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"Where Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins"

To perform administrative, research related, and/or general office duties of a responsible and sometimes confidential nature. Provides superior secretarial and/or research related support of a highly responsible nature. Assumes a variety of diversified administrative functions. May have limited supervisory responsibilities. Self-reliance in use of word processing software and knowledge of advanced processing techniques.

Additional Summary Specific to Job
Come join an exciting opportunity with of School of Dentistry!


Coordinate the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) by interfacing with the students, faculty, tutors, grant administrator, external contributors and Principle Investigator to accomplish the key position accountabilities.

Makes moderately complex administrative decisions requiring a working knowledge of regulations, policies, and procedures associated with the SMDEP, SMDEP National Office and UTHealth; Keeps all grant-related documents, correspondences, files, reports and records current and stored in a secure and confidential format/location; Interfaces with SMDEP applicants, students, faculty, tutors, administrators, staff and external contacts though out the grant cycle; Coordinates all aspects of the SMDEP program (schedules, IDs, email addresses, health records, Blackboard, stipends, meal cards, housing, speakers, room reservations, graduation, travel, etc.); Monitors and assists with tracking SMDEP budget, purchases, and expenditures; Assists the Principle Investigator with pre- and post-award administration and coordinating, and annual grant renewals.

Organizational Requirements
High School Diploma/Equivalent with a minimum of five years experience in a responsible secretarial and/or clerical position. Typing 60 WPM preferred.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Knowledge of Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), SMDEP National Office and UTHealth policies and procedures preferred; Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Excellent organizational skills; Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable.