Academic Coordinator

Position: Academic Coordinator

Job ID: 149566

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiovascular Surgery

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for an Academic Coordinator - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for coordinating and supporting all academic functions for department faculty.  In this position, you will assist practice administrator and administrative supervisor with Chief’s priorities for the department. 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Maintains faculty biographies posted on the external website
  • Maintains department records of faculty (i.e., curriculum vitae, licensures, CMEs) for credentialing and licensure
  • Collaborate with faculty in the preparation of abstracts, posters, manuscripts, book chapters, etc
  • Assists Administrative Supervisor and/or Practice Administrator with department priorities as identified by the Chief of Service
  • Assists Practice Administrator with completion of monthly Physician Time Studies for Government Reporting
  • Assists Administrative Supervisor and/or Practice Administrator with scheduling, travel arrangements, construction of itinerary, and reimbursements
  • Maintains department calendar of celebrations to ensure high department morale (birthdays, holiday party, departmental social events, etc.)


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Five (5) years of experience in coordinating or supporting academic functions
  • Knowledge of department academic goals and activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledgeable of SharePoint software, and audience response software
  • In depth knowledge of MS Office software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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