University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Program Specialist for the School of Pharmacy Mass Spectrometry Center within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The selected individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, invoicing, and collections for the Center, establishment of cost centers, depreciation schedules, assessment of individual pieces of equipment and overall accounting for PIDs related to the MSC. This position will report directly to the Executive Director of the Center with a dotted-line relationship to the Administrator of the PSC Department. The Mass Spectrometry Center, located in Pharmacy Hall North (PHN), provides state-of-the-art expertise, methodology, and instrumentation to the School of Pharmacy and the surrounding research community. The facility also provides researchers the opportunity to perform and access very sophisticated experiments by working closely in a true collaborative effort between faculty, students, and staff. The expertise and experience of the Center staff span a broad range of biomedical research from basic biology and medicine to technology development and translational research.
Essential Functions :
Develop and schedule program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations; oversee daily operations and coordinates activities of program; determine priorities.
Monitor and approve program expenditures ensuring that budget allocations are not overspent.
Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
Confer with and advise staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretation; refer to appropriate department person when unable to respond.
Coordinate activities of program with interrelated activities of other programs, departments or staff to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
Prepare periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
Evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods; devise evaluation methodology and implements; analyze results and recommend and/or take appropriate action.
Review applications or other program documents independently or in conjunction with supervisor to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
Recruit program participants, members and volunteers utilizing most appropriate promotional or marketing methods, such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings.
Develop promotional activities, coordinate logistics, scheduling and participant communications. Facilitate marketing of services.
Interact and maintain liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field.
Experience: Two (2) years administrative/coordinator program experience.
OR Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.*
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Knowledge of issues pertaining to area of assignment.
Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
Knowledge of organizational practices.
Problem solving and critical thinking abilities-using logic and reasoning to identify the strength and weakness of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Ability to effectively communicate.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1431D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Job Posting: Nov 25, 2019
Unposting Date: Dec 10, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 134241
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.