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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Business Operations Coordinator, Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Supports business operations and performs routine and moderately complex office tasks, including but not limited to, proofreading, editing, and preparing correspondence, reports, manuscripts, and other documents; monitoring expense accounts; maintaining calendars and coordinating meetings and special events.

  • Gathers and review incoming correspondence and prepares outgoing correspondence for manager's review and distributes mail for the Finance & Administration department.

  • Processes human resources and payroll transactions.

  • Orders and maintains office supplies and forms, checks inventories, and ensures accurate orders are received.

  • Serves as the Emory Express/purchasing contact and expense report proxy for faculty and staff.

  • May initiate orders and receive shipments of equipment and supplies.

  • Provides administrative support for human resources activities including I9 verification and student employment.

  • Generates, reviews and processes purchase orders and invoices.

  • Resolves discrepancies, maintains appropriate documentation, and responds to inquiries regarding invoice and payment status.

  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets.


  • Dean’s Suite Office Reception

  • Regular work hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch.

  • Greets visitors to the Dean’s Suite, directing guests appropriately.

  • Manages phone calls and voicemail to the Dean’s Suite, directing calls appropriately.

  • Maintains reception area for public view as neat and well organized.

  • Maintains the office binder of Who’s Who in Candler Services.

  • Makes coffee for the Dean’s Suite.

  • Gathers and reviews incoming correspondence and prepares outgoing correspondence for manager's review and distributes mail for the Finance & Administration and the Dean.

  • Maintains filing system including maintenance of the Dean’s hard copy file catalogue.

  • Maintains Inventory of office supplies.

  • Assists with events in the Dean’s conference room as necessary.

  • Business Operations

  • Supports the Chief Business Officer and Candler’s Finance and Administration team including monitoring expense accounts, maintaining calendars, and coordinating meetings and special events.

  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets.

  • Reviews and processes internal and external payment requests for Finance and Administration team.

  • Acts as proxy for faculty requiring assistance with entering expense reports into the Compass Financial System.

  • Prepares requests for general and/or travel reimbursements for Candler staff and students.

  • Reviews and processes purchase order and invoice information into the Emory Express procurement system for the Dean’s Office team or staff and others, as required.

  • Properly evaluate travel expense policies at both Emory and Candler when processing and reviewing expense reports for faculty.

  • Resolves vendor-related questions pertaining to invoices/charges and follows up on cancelled or delayed deliveries.

  • Human Resource Operations

  • Provides administrative support for human resources activities including I9 verification and student employment.

  • Provides information and answers routine inquiries concerning Human Resources and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Processes human resources and payroll transactions.

  • Creates new faculty and staff files reflecting new hires.

  • Interviews and trains work study students, as needed.

  • Faculty Meetings Support (August through May)

  • Reminds faculty of monthly meetings via e-mail notices.

  • Works with Candler Events to request primary and backup space for monthly Faculty Meetings and lunches.

  • Compiles faculty Publications and Activities Reports for each meeting.

  • Copies agenda and supporting materials for Faculty Meetings and places on the tables prior to 9:00 a.m.

  • Collects publications for meeting and places them on the publications table. Returns them to faculty after the meeting.

  • Specifically for the Dean (at the direction of the Dean and/or the Dean’s Executive Assistant)

  • Purchases books and other research materials.

  • Prints, faxes, or scans documents as requested.

  • Acts as back-up travel arranger for the Dean’s Executive Assistant.

  • Orders flowers or gifts on behalf of Candler.

  • Tracks parking vouchers and requests replacement vouchers from Parking.

  • Creates binders and other materials for the Dean’s Office at the start of each academic year and/or semester.

  • Faculty Annual Reports

  • File electronically and in hard copy form Faculty Annual Reports and CVs.

  • Prepare a binder with Faculty Annual Reports.

  • Track Faculty Annual Report submissions.

  • From Faculty Annual Report data, compile data for reports as needed.

  • General Projects

  • Assist Development staff in assembly of large mailings.

  • Copy and print documents as requested for Dean’s Suite.

  • For Chief Business Officer: type documents; assist with filing needs; and complete other general secretarial duties.

  • Assist Faculty Support with compiling end-of-semester course evaluations for the Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or a related field and two years of office administration, project management and/or budget management experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 106423

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Candler School Of Theology

Department Candler School Of Theology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor