Research Committee Coordinator

Oswego, New York
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Research Committee Coordinator.

Posting Date:  April 19, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin April 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:    or

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible.

Description of Responsibilities:

The Research Committee Coordinator will:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for multiple research, creative, and scholarly activity committees on the SUNY Oswego campus
  • Maintain and manage records for all internal grant award programs and research compliance committee activities
  • Accept, acknowledge, log, and track fellowship applications, research protocol submissions, and grant proposals
  • Gather research and statistical data concerning campus grant programs and compliance committee workloads
  • Post electronic application documents, protocol submissions, meeting minutes and agendas, and grant proposals to internal web site for committee review
  • Disseminate award and approval letters, committee minutes, protocol/proposal review comments, and project-related reports to appropriate faculty, committee members, and administrative officials
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of budgets regarding campus grant program annual projections
  • Maintain committee web sites by updating content and uploading applications, meeting minutes, and reports
  • Interview grant-funded faculty/staff and generate common interest stories as means to promote accomplishments to campus community and to encourage new applicants
  • Plan, organize and schedule committee meetings and related events
  • Manage telephone, written, and electronic correspondence
  • Supervise support staff as required

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • 2 years related work experience in an office environment
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office and Google software suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in web site authoring/design
  • 5 years of related work experience

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at 315-312-2888 or email

Application must be complete to be considered. Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. 

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is located at the State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego). ORSP, as the campus representative for the Research Foundation of SUNY, is responsible for the development, coordination and financial management of all contracts and grants at SUNY Oswego. All sponsored projects for research, scholarly/creative activities utilizing SUNY Oswego facilities and/or personnel are processed and administered through ORSP.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  

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