Administrative Coordinator-Agricultural Research Development
1890 Land Grant Research
Department Contact Email
Job Summary/Basic Function
JOB SUMMARY :
The Administrative Coordinator- ARDP will be responsible for
providing administrative support to the, Associate Director of
Research, Agricultural Research Development Program ( ARDP ) in the
College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture in the
management of research and other programs under the purview of
Associate Director of Research of ARDP . The incumbent will
coordinate all necessary support functions related to travel,
acquiring supplies and equipment, space, human resource/financial
functions such as leave, time and effort reporting, monitoring of
budgets, departmental meetings, seminars and other related
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the ARDP
unit in carrying out the objectives of research programs and
General Administrative Responsibilities
•Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting,
editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text data and
•Assists by researching, and routing correspondence; drafting
letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information;
•Assists with event and program preparation, planning and
•Coordinate all necessary support functions related to travel by
the Associate Director, Acquiring services, supplies and equipment
for the research program, space in the
Research buildings, human resource/financial functions such as
leave, time and effort
Reporting, monitoring of budgets, departmental meetings, seminars
and other related Duties.
• Coordination with fund managers/ Project Directors for acquiring
services, supplies and equipment for research program.
•Receiving and coordinating invoice payment processes for projects
in ARDP .
•Assist with maintaining the Associate Director’s appointment
schedule and with planning and scheduling meetings, conferences,
teleconferences, and travel.
•Assist to coordinates, arranges and prepares official travel as
•Welcomes guests and customers by greeting them in person or on the
telephone or through the web; answering or directing
•Manages critical/time-sensitive projects as needed for the
•Establishes and maintains files and ensures completeness and
Experience and Qualifications
• A Bachelor’s Degree is required, a minimum combined five years of
professional experience in business, education, administration or
related activity is desired.
• A successful candidate should be able to assist the Associate
Director in managing programs, operations and activities of ARDP
• The ability and willingness to work collaboratively, a desire to
build administrative and interdisciplinary relationships, and
experience in team building and facilitation.
• The ability to learn new software programs as needed.
• Knowledgeable of current computer/tablet smart systems-based
technologies used in office work, and in institutional functions
software such as BANNER .
• Ability to lift and carry supplies/materials (up to 35lbs).
• Ability to work independently of direct supervision.
• Ability to operate office equipment such as fax machine, copiers,
and multiline phone systems.
•Must be able to travel to research locations in Ohio and
neighboring states as directed.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a position funded by annual allocation by National
Institute of Food and Agriculture ( NIFA ) through the Evans Allen
Research Program with matching contributions from the State of
Ohio. For further information, email Dr. Subramania I Sritharan,
Associate Director for Research, ARDP, at
Staff - Monthly (Exempt)
Budgeted Annual Salary
commensurate with experience
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts