Education Coordinator

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Education Coordinator

Requisition ID




Position Type

Regular Full-Time


COM Biochemistry & Molecular Admin

Post End Date






The primary role of the Education Coordinator is to provide support to the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate School Course Directors. This individual will coordinate, perform and oversee a wide variety of educational support activities for the department Chair, faculty, staff and graduate students. Responsibilities include coordinating special events, seminar series, special projects and ensuring the department educational activities operate smoothly. The position also serves as the backup for procurement for the department and assists with all department events. The Education Coordinator assists the Department Administrator with onboarding activities for new faculty and staff and other related matters.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience









Works directly with Graduate School Course Directors assisting with developing and administering exams and spreadsheets to calculate grades, rank and averages.

Responsible for distribution of exams and grades to students.

Maintains a database for course questions, grades, etc.

Responsible for completing special studies, reports and surveys for the department regarding students.

Assists faculty with course materials which includes preparing the course schedule for the semester with a syllabus.

Orders teaching materials.

Sends student material requests to the library for ordering.

Distributes and maintains records of student evaluations regarding faculty and course.

Coordinates all meetings for graduate school committees to review applications of prospective students.

Assists with visiting faculty.

Responsible for student travel itineraries.

Develops and distributes all student seminar announcements, dissertation announcements and othe departmental meetings.

Coordinates meetings and luncheons with out of town seminar speakers and students.

Assists with summer student programs.

Coordinates associate summer research symposium.

Assists the Department Administrator with the onboarding process for new employees and temporary staffing.

May assist with human resources related tasks such as employee evaluations, developing job descriptions, etc.

Inputs/adjusts time and leave for biweekly employees and signs off on timecards to submit to payroll for processing.

Processes purchase requisitions and travel requests.

Schedules meetings.

Conducts polling surveys.

Sets up webinars.

Assists department with planning and coordinating department events.

Perfom other duties as assigned.









Bachelor's degree in education, public administration, business administration, healthcare administration, finance, accounting or related field plus three (3) years of coordinating education activities required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five (5) years of experience coordinating education activities.

Valid state driver's license.

Experience with SAP software.

Experience with Blackboard.

Experience with enterprise survey systems.

Experience with Zoom.






Physical Requirements



Stand: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Frequently

Taste or smell: Never

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously

Physical Environment: Inside... For full info follow application link.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3057876

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Sep 26, 2021