Department Coordinator

LSUHSC   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on April 25, 2022
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSBILITIES

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans invites applications for a Department Coordinator. The individual in this position provides administrative support to the Department Head/Program Director, faculty, and students. The incumbent must possess the ability to be flexible, multi-task, and adapt to the ever changing duties to be performed for the department. Incumbent must possess strong problem solving skills and the confidence to make decisions and act accordingly. Incumbent must possess language skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a diverse population, working independently to enhance work related to human resources, purchasing, clinical operations, maintenance of databases, and other work related duties. Incumbent must understand and comply with State, Federal, University and School policies, rules and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in business, health care, or science from a regionally accredited institution
  • Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in office administration

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned master’s degree in business, health care, or science from a regionally accredited institution
  • Has a minimum of 1 year of experience in academic office administration

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION

A demonstrated knowledge of general accounting practices and additional 8 years of office experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree in the required fields of study.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/INSTITUTION

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans offers a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree program. The program accepts one cohort of 35 students per year, beginning in January. The program is completed within 27 months. The Greater New Orleans metropolitan area provides many opportunities for faculty and students to participate community service, including a student-led clinic. 

Located in New Orleans, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center is a leader in providing research, academic, and clinical education within the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Medicine, and Graduate Studies. New Orleans is a dynamic international city that has been ranked as a top ten city for relocation by Forbes and for best places to live and work for young professionals by Next Generation Consulting.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should apply online, submit a cover letter, resume’, and three professional references to https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/10747

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans