St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Administrative Specialist

Administrative Specialist

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Infectious Diseases
Business Support
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As an Administrative Specialist for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, you will be responsible for coordinating administrative support for project management. In this role, you will ensures timely and cost effective completion of administrative details. Also will ensure that practices and procedures used by subordinates are consistent with established procedures. Under minimal supervision, but in accordance with established policies and procedures, you will provide administrative services for departments, anticipate, initiate, coordinate and follow up on administrative activities and other special projects. In this role, the person will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service by coordinating, implementing, and understanding the different aspects of conference/event planning. That would include facilitating the planning, understanding logistics, catering, marketing and presentations. The scope and complexity of this position is such that the Administrative Specialist is regularly dealing with diverse matters which require extensive knowledge of the department’s area of responsibility with the ability to handle sensitive situations in a mature and confidential manner.


Minimum Education

  • High school diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience

  • Five (5) years of administrative support experience required.
  • Experience must involve e-mail, word processing and typing correspondence and reports, data entry, budgeting and bookkeeping, preparing presentations and filing.
  • Grants and/or database experience preferred.


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