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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Program Coordinator in Decatur, Georgia



The successful candidate will be responsible for handling finances for the Philosophy Department. At least 50% or more of their time will be spent on accounting tasks such as processing faculty reimbursements, journal entries, transfers, accounting reports, managing faculty research accounts, managing department budget with Chair, etc.

They will also help manage the department Web site.

In addition, the position will provide administrative infrastructure for the grant project of one of our faculty members. Work relating to this grant could include logistical management of visitors and speakers (booking flights, hotels, and ground transport, creating itineraries, coordinating visa requirements, expense reimbursements, honoraria, stipend payments), and all budgeting relating to the grant.


Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.

  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.

  • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications.

  • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.

  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.

  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports.

  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.

  • Prepares operational and statistical reports.

  • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.

  • May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • This is not an administrative support position. *


Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Previous experience with Emory software systems such as Compass, EBI, and Emory Express is highly desired.

  • Experience working with department budgets, and familiarity with WYSIWYG Web editors such as Cascade is strongly preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are also desired.

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Job Number 36701

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Philosophy

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

Job Category Business Operations