The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD) , housed within the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is currently recruiting for a Senior Program Specialist . With minimal supervision, this position manages all aspects, including day-to-day operations, project management, and contract compliance of the programs. The Senior Program Specialist is recognized as an expert and operates with substantial latitude for un-reviewed action or decision. Reviews progress with management and may supervise and mentor other staff.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
In collaboration with programmatic leadership, plans, develops, administers and coordinates new or revised goals and objectives for programs. Ensures that goals, objectives, and deliverables specified are accomplished in accordance within priorities, time and funding limitations, or other specifications.
Independently manages the day-to-day activities and events of the program. Provides advanced administrative and research support to the programmatic leadership teams. Evaluates program effectiveness in order to develop and implement new or improved methods.
Leads development and content of speeches, presentations, articles and other forms of content dissemination. Contributes substantially in the development and implementation of communication and dissemination strategies, including providing oversight to social marketing strategy, making media appearances, and maintaining content on website.
Performs specialized administrative and academic functions, including research and data analyses, program coordination and monitoring, data collection, database creation, counseling, surveys, reports, and recommends program changes.
Monitors and maintains relationships with contractors, local jurisdictions, state agencies, legislature, and sponsors to ensure compliance with work plan and deliverables.
Leads the preparation of final program and financial reports for submission to management or outside agencies to include reporting on work of University of Maryland, all subcontractors, and applicable consultants regarding operation of the programs.
Prepares proposals for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings, or conferences with high impact on program and/or participants. Coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
Coordinates program activities through delegation of assignments to staff. May supervise and mentor other support staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of administrative/coordinator program experience.
Other: Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.
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 - E1431E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute for Global Health
Job Posting: Jan 24, 2020
Unposting Date: Feb 23, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 141081
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.