Program Specialist

Position Information

University Code 19211 University Title Program Specialist 1 University Job Family General Administration ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Program Specialist Position Number 586770 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Neurology Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The program specialist will provide administrative support for the Muscular Dystrophy Translational Research Program. The program specialist will be responsible for providing overall program support, including scheduling, fiscal management, and human resources support. The program specialist will be required to be familiar with all aspects of the program in order to provide support for both the overall operations as well as day-to-day activities.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in a university or healthcare environment.
The ideal candidate will possess a composite set of skills including strong communication skills, strong organization skills, experience with office systems, demonstrated administrative and interpersonal management skills, and strong proofreading skills with acute attention to detail. Successful applicants will have strong initiative with good judgment, the ability to interpret policy, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters. Experience with software programs and databases, including MS Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and databases. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact. Ability to work in a diverse environment is required.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, health administration, or related field.
Experience with clinical research, academic medicine, and health sciences.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $43,000 - $47,500 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 01/19/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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