Academic Department Administrator, Global Health

Washington, DC
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Department of Global Health at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health focuses on improving the health and health equity of all people worldwide by collaborating across country boundaries to research and implement multi-sector policies and programs.

The department is seeking a part-time Academic Department Administrator (ACA) to assist with various tasks for both faculty and staff. The ACA will work under the direction of the Academic Program Manager to assist wtih the day-to day administrative responsibilities of the department. The ACA will also work directly with faculty members and staff as needed.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversight of departmental emails and phone calls
• Plan and coordinate departmental meetings and events
• Schedule faculty advising
• Complete administrative forms
• 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a bachelor's degree.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
• Proficient data, verbal, and written skills
• Flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently and balance multiple demands.
• Able to work autonomously when needed but also functions well in a team

Preferred Qualifications:

• 1-3 years of experience in office administration
• Comfortable in academic and professional settings


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) Family Administration Sub-Family Academic Department Administration Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time Hours Per Week: 20 Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday; 9am to 4:30pm Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006207 Job Open Date: 03/21/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

Documents needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3