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Administrative Assistant

Apply now Job no: 493119
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Administrative - Clerical


Performs a wide variety of administrative and program support services within the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS). Assists in the planning and support of program activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for providing administrative, analytical, computing and staff support for the GSBS.  Executes assignments and tasks requiring data collection, information gathering, analysis, data entry/retrieval, data base maintenance, and forms and graphics generation utilizing a variety of software packages.

Screens calls and provides information in accordance with organizational policy. 

Receives and appropriately handles incoming correspondence, makes appointments, schedules meetings, and responds to inquiries.

ExamSoft coordinator creates, edits, and posts exams online as well as generates grade reports once exams are complete.

Echo360 recording coordinator works with academic technology personnel to schedule recorded lectures into Blackboard learning system for all GSBS courses.

Coordinates all student club activities and events, including scheduling all classrooms via 25Live. Manages all student club finances.

Assist with GSBS marketing needs with the RowanSOM marketing department and GSBS committees to recreate, update and improve marketing materials and strategies. Create and maintain an active social media presence to communicate information to current and prospective students and external audience.

Active recruiter on behalf of the GSBS. Coordinate visits with targeted student groups (i.e. Biology Club, Biochemistry Club, Neuroscience Club, Pre-Med Club) at local undergraduate colleges to tell them about the variety of GSBS programs available. Assist GSBS faculty members to coordinate visits to their current PhD student’s alma maters for recruitment purposes. Attend local recruitment events as needed.

Maintain GSBS website using Dreamweaver and Cascade.

Coordinate career services for Ph.D., Master and Certificate students. Organize and invite former students and outside speakers to discuss different career paths, which would utilize the variety of biomedical degrees offered at the GSBS.

Manage and maintain GSBS Alumni database.

Online course evaluations using Qualtrics. Create, distribute, monitor completion, collate, and disseminate to appropriate committees.

Develop and implement controls for work assignments under the direction of the Director or Program Support Coordinator.

Maintain essential records and assist in the maintenance of all activity files.

Prepare and/or compile data for special reports and analyses, monthly reports, program evaluations, and other related reports within prescribed guidelines.

Undertake routine writing and editing assignments; generate correspondence for signature; maintain mailing lists.

Coordinate and maintain the GSBS calendar. Exercising discretion, applies informed independent judgment to help manage the Senior Associate Dean and Director’s time.  Makes travel arrangements and prepares meeting agendas.

Evaluate office procedures, establish standards, and recommend and implement new or modified procedures as needed.

Serve as a liaison between the GSBS and other administrative units such as Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Financial Aid, Human Resources and Information Resources and Technology.

Understands and adheres to Rowan’s compliance standards as they appear in RowanSOM’s Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate's Degree plus two (2) years of administrative/secretarial experience. Expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. Knowledge of Banner, Dreamweaver, and Cascade is highly recommended. Additional related experience may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis.



Min. $20.34

Mid. $20.84

Max. $21.46

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