Program Coordinator - Ophthalmology (Hybrid)
West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

This job has expired.

Job Info


West Virginia University Health Science Center is currently accepting applications for a Program Coordinator with the Department of Ophthalmology

About the Opportunity

The program coordinator with assist the vision teachers and program director assists with day-to-day tasks associated with an assigned administrative or service area or program.  

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:
•    13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
•    24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
•    18 sick days per year
(for when you’re ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family’s, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
•    WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits (this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
•    401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ’s.
•    Wellness programs

What you’ll do:

  • Assists in managing daily operations of the projects, programs, or office to which assigned. 
  • Deals with administrative problems and inquiries, coordinating communications and activities within the office.
  • Creates reports to retrieve program/project information from system; may perform initial analysis on reported information and make recommendations to supervisor based on this data.
  • Assist in preparation for various financial reports and cost studies as directed for analysis. 
  • Audits accounts for compliance.  Meets with supervisor to resolve issues and concerns.  May have budget authority to change, modify and transfer funds.  Monitors revenues and expenses.
  • Will attend on- and off-campus meetings/clinics as requested and report back on issues of importance 
  • Will assist in the maintenance of web pages relating to department or college to which assigned.
  • Has purchasing authority utilizing Procurement Card and Oracle to obtain office supplies, catering services, office equipment, etc. Evaluates and recommends purchases as appropriate.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or as directed.
  • Establishes and/or maintains a recordkeeping system for programs, projects, or office to which assigned and enters data into records or into system databases as appropriate and as needed.
  • Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing projects.
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationships with state, federal, and private agencies as appropriate and as directed.
  • Coordinate events or conferences, from planning and advertising, to contracting for services from vendors to registration and event completion.   Initiates contractual agreements between West Virginia University and outside agents for supervisors review and signature.  Arranges meeting facilities, setup requirements, and billing of revenue lines. 
  • Coordinates with faculty any support services that will be provided by the program(s) as needed for assigned events or activities.
  • Answer phones and greets visitors to office or location.
  • Produce and prepare advertising promotional materials such as letters, flyers, schedules, brochures.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring annual project or program budget with supervisor.
  • Maintains records regarding accounts receivable and submit reports as required.  Ensures accounting procedures are followed and deposits are accurately processed.
Pay Grade: 15


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience working in an administrative capacity
  • Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures and protocol, along with thorough knowledge of correct English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.
  • Good knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly learn, the policies, procedures and regulations governing budget issues, with the ability to interpret and apply these policies to unique situations.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal record keeping.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain a professional demeanor while interacting with customers either in person or over the telephone.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships among all levels of employees within the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply solid judgment, discretion and initiative in performing a variety of complex administrative tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and prioritize many different administrative tasks, determine relative importance of each, set deadlines, and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Proven ability to type with speed and accuracy.
  • Solid familiarity with a demonstrated competency in using a personal computer and related software packages, including word processing, database management and web design.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently determine proper location and cross reference of files in alphabetical, numerical, chronological, and/or subject matter order.
  • Ability to reason logically and analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to rapidly learn the operations of the University and work environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Requires the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to Multi-task.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations regarding patients issues and employee issues.
  • Organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated to complete tasks.

About WVU

  • Valid driver's license

This job has expired.

More Education and Training jobs

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Posted about 6 hours ago

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Posted about 6 hours ago

Mount Orab, Ohio
Posted about 5 hours ago

Improve Job Search

Subscribe to job alerts and add your resume to our resume database for employers!

Sign up now