Senior Program Coordinator-Biomedical Sciences

200307 Requisition #

Coordinates and provides advanced administrative support of a specific program or program(s).  Plans and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of a specific program or program(s).  The program(s), may be scientific, research, educational, or service oriented. Duties typically include grant planning and administration, budget management and control, program implementation and administration, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, program marketing, and reporting.

Specifically, this position provides support for the Masters in Medical Sciences program. This position is very involved in the didactic portion of the program along with student support. Ideal candidate will have higher education administrative and student support experience (preferred). Depending upon qualification final candidate will be offered either a senior Program Coordinator or a Program Coordinator position.

This position will work Monday to Friday; 8am-4:30pm.

Qualifications for a Senior Program Coordinator:

Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
6 years' administrative and/or office management experience;

Intermediate to advanced proficiency skills in MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Qualifications for a Program Coordinator: 

High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
4 years' administrative and/or office management experience;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for both roles:

Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments;

Management experience is a plus;

Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events;

Strong interpersonal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;

Ability to lead and train staff and/or students;

Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting procedures;

Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports;

Ability to function effectively as a team member, while exercising independent and critical judgment;

Ability to coordinate and prioritize work with multiple and conflicting demands in a deadline-oriented environment


Physical Requirements for both roles:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 50 – 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50-74%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24 % (pound: 15 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

Working with Animals:  No

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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