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Job No. 142685

  • Job Title:
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Employer:
  • Arcadia University
  • Location:
  • Glenside , PA
  • Posting Date:
  • 29-Jun-2020
  • Description:
  • The Administrative Coordinator is a full time staff position supporting the administrative aspects of the Physician Assistant (PA) program. This position is based at Arcadia University's Glenside, Pennsylvania campus in the Department of Medical Science. Administrative Coordinators handle clerical and administrative duties, analyze and improve office processes and policies, and ensure that the office operates smoothly. This position requires analytical and organizational skills, exceptional communication and problem solving skills, and the ability to handle office duties and optimize office operations. The Administrative Coordinator will analyze processes and policies, develop creative solutions to problems, serve as a key point of contact for internal and external parties, and take part in financial planning and decision making. Successful performance in this position requires courteous and attentive communication, and a proactive approach that produces consistent, efficient operations.

    Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in greater Philadelphia and a national leader in international education. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia nationally among the top universities in study abroad as well as among the top regional universities in the north. The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the Best in the Northeast for five consecutive years, while the University’s Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit

    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to those candidates that are selected for additional consideration.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

    Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

    Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check. A selected applicant must have a background check completed prior to commencing employment.

    Essential Functions

    Providing direct support to the Department Chair
    Hiring, supervising, and evaluating staff members
    Delegating tasks and ensuring that they are completed in accordance with existing policies and procedures
    Developing and implementing new policies and processes
    Handling basic office duties, such as answering calls, responding to emails, maintaining records, and data entry and reporting
    Handling advanced administrative tasks, such as managing the department budget, preparing and reviewing contracts, and developing and maintaining records systems
    Answering questions, finding information and facilitating program communications
    Ensuring that the office is well-maintained, organized, and secure
    Assisting with special projects as assigned

    Marginal Functions

    Supports the department by performing all other duties as assigned by the department head
  •  Contact information:
  • Arcadia University
  • Glenside, PA 19038
  • United States
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