Administrative Assistant/Coordinator - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Lincoln Memorial University   Harrogate, TN   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on December 2, 2021
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Position Details

Position Title Administrative Assistant/Coordinator - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Position Category Staff Full Time
Job Description
The Administrative Assistant shall support the Physical Therapy Program Director, Director of Clinical Education, and DPT faculty with administrative functions and coordination of programmatic elements such as operations and budget management, purchasing, accreditation documentation, and day to day program tasks as needed. The candidate must have excellent judgement, organization, communication, and creative problem-solving skills. Additionally, the applicant must have knowledge of technology and the ability and willingness to adapt to new platforms/software.
Required Qualifications
*minimum bachelor’s degree; 
Preferred Qualifications
*one-two years office experience (experience in higher education setting preferred); *accounting/financial experience preferred; *Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically, Outlook, SharePoint, MS Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); *familiar with teleconferencing platforms
Physical Demands
Campus LMU-Knoxville
Job Duty

Job Duty
work with LMU Accounts Payable, Registrar, Receiving, Administration, Finance, Advancement, Physical Plant and Properties, Human Resources and Information Technology; 
Job Duty
monitor facilities and operations related to the Program; 
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support the accreditation process, application, and compliance for the DPT program; 
Job Duty
support the recruitment and application process for faculty/staff; 
Job Duty
manage special projects as directed by the Program Director; 
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gather and update program related policies and procedures and monitor compliance; 
Job Duty
assist with the coordination of the annual PT faculty retreat; 
Job Duty
support special student and faculty events; 
Job Duty
provide support in the strategic planning process and contribute to the development of new programmatic strategic initiatives; 
Job Duty
support in strategic analysis and long term program planning; 
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participate on University staff committees; 
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manage and assist in the completion of required institutional and program accreditation reports; 
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promote the mission of the Program and University to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large; 
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promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff and students; and 
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perform other duties as assigned.
Posting Number S01623P
Job Open Date 12/01/2021
Job Close Date 04/30/2022
Open Until Filled No
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Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee
About the Institution
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or
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Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.
Background Check Statement
The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual’s identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual’s criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.