Office Specialist (530470)

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on August 30, 2023
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Office Specialist



Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA  and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit



The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking an Office Specialist to join our team of professionals.

Duties Include:

  • Organizes various Educational Seminar Series, Faculty Meetings, and other educational meetings. Provides Continuing Medical Education (CME) applications and finance & travel documentation to speakers. Ensures biography, photo and any other documentation is received, completed in its entirety, and forwarded to respective departments.
  • Composes and/or prepares a wide variety of materials and presentations for the assigned department faculty and staff. Edits content and adds appropriate graphic and design elements.
  • Performs clerical duties to include answering telephone calls, filing and data entry. Assists with internet research, compiling data and creating spreadsheets.
  • Assists with scheduling and coordinating conferences, meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for assigned department faculty and clinical staff.
  • Creates save the dates, notifications, invitations, agendas, list of attendees, and coordinates catering orders for all educational meetings.
  • Creates, processes and tracks departmental purchases in respect to educational initiatives and for assigned faculty and clinical staff.
  • Creates student schedules for the psychiatry rotation for both International Medical Students and Master in Physician Assistant Studies programs.
  • Organizes the Psychiatry Observed Interviews and meetings for the medical students who are interested in psychiatry. Ensures meeting calendar invites are up to par and confirms meetings appointments prior to day of scheduled meeting.
  • Maintains records of orders and inventory and follows up with vendors on shipment and delivery for educational initiatives.
  • Maintains strong relationships with faculty and staff by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism.
  • Travels to The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health (DOPBH) affiliated sites
  • Performs other related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties do not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Works directly with and/or resides with minors and/or vulnerable persons.



High school diploma or GED and five (4) years of office or related experience providing administrative support or coordinating functions of an office or department.




For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at and reference job opening ID JOB ID: 530470. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references.


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