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Program Coordinator - Pharmaceutical Bus. and Admin. Sciences

Program Coordinator - Pharmaceutical Bus. and Admin. Sciences

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For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Program Coordinator is responsible for handling all the operational functions associated with the graduate and undergraduate programs with responsibility for a broad scope of administrative support activities which may include any or all of the following and related tasks:


  • Manages contracting process with all adjunct faculty
  • Coordinates the process for new adjunct hires and ensures paperwork is completed in a timely manner
  • Coordinates the process for evaluating adjunct performance, ensuring that periodic reviews are performed for all adjunct faculty
  • Ensures that course offerings each semester meet student enrollment demands and recommends and implements new/additional sections
  • Serves as the point of contact for all students including LOA requests, curriculum questions, scheduling questions and referrals to other campus support; e.g., CASE, Career Center, Writing Center
  • Implements, updates and enhances blackboard sites that support the programs
  • Prepares student communication materials to provide information opportunities on campus or externally
  • Provides operational support to faculty program leaders, including coordination of catalog updates, coordination of program revisions, and process for course approvals
  • Participates in department meetings, takes minutes and follows up on outstanding items
  • Develops orientation materials for students and adjunct faculty, schedules and leads orientation sessions
  • Develops and implements processes to track and monitor budgetary expenses for Department Chair
  • Works collaboratively with staff and faculty in the School of Pharmacy and PBAS
  • Supports the Department Chair as necessary to ensure the smooth operation of the Department and Programs

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




  • Minimum of an Associate's degree
  • 4+ years of applicable work experience
  • Previous customer service and administrative experience
  • Demonstrated delivery of results in a fast paced work environment
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technical/computer skills
  • Effective written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Extremely well organized and able to multi-task effectively
  • Personally accountable and able to set and meet deadlines
  • Highly collaborative and strong team player
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in an academic setting
  • Project management experience
  • Exposure to database software, such as Access, is preferred
  • Knowledge of Learning Management systems such as Blackboard is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of healthcare is preferred



MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.


Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.