Coordinator

Employer
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business
Location
Takoma Park, Maryland
Posted
May 29, 2019
Closes
Jul 03, 2019
Function
Administrative, Other
Hours
Full Time

Coordinator, Office of Management and Organization (M&O) Position Number: 104839 Full-Time, Regular Exempt

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is seeking a well-qualified Coordinator to join the Management and Organization Academic Department (M&O). One of 13 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. The school is consistently ranked among the world’s top business schools by leading business publications such as Business Week, Financial Times, The Economist and the Wall Street Journal.

The primary responsibility of the Coordinator will be to focus on overseeing the administrative programmatic activities of the department. The position will plan, oversee and work independently to carry out the logistics for the Cross Disciplinary Seminar Series and other departmental speaker series, including scheduling visiting faculty and communication and arrangements. The position will assist faculty to include travel plans, scheduling meetings, preparation of course materials, and manuscript preparation. The position will manage administrative and event planning duties for the Smith Entrepreneurship Conference as needed with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree or equivalent experience and 3-4 years related administrative experience to include planning, organizing, prioritizing, and executing assignments without detailed instruction. Strong interpersonal, teamwork, customer service, communication, and stress tolerance skills. Ability to effectively interact with a variety of individuals at all levels inside and outside of the Smith School (e.g., Faculty, Students, Staff, Top Management, Campus/Corporate Officials, Alumni, etc.). Ability to collaborate with others as needed to achieve desired results; ability to gather, analyze, and summarize information; experience at effectively composing and proofreading a variety of correspondence, documents, or reports. Takes the initiative to find information as needed to solve problems; willingness to speak up and offer novel ideas for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Management and Organization Department. A self-starter with a strong learning orientation and flexibility; ability and willingness to work extended hours and weekends as needed; practices faculty, staff, and student confidentiality at all times. Preferences: Computer skills to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

The salary range for this position will be low to mid $50’s. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage.

When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications no later than June 7, 2019 at https://ejobs.umd.edu; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship offered for this position.

For more information about the University of Maryland, please visit www.maryland.edu.

For information about the Robert H. Smith School of Business, visit our Web site at www.rhsmith.umd.edu.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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