Administrative Research Assistant Senior

Lexington, KY
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Sanders Brown Center on Aging is seeking a candidate to fill our Administrative Research Assistant Senior postion. The duties of this position will include grant facilitation including, but not limited to, preparing complex grant proposals and progress reports including all forms, tables, graphics, charts, etc; financial mangement and administration including analyzing and evaluating financial documents, processing procard paperwork for the Department Administrator (DA) and assisting the DA as needed; designing brochures, flyers, newsletters and website administration; other Center support including assisting with recruitment details (airfare, lodging etc…) and special projects and seminars. Experience with grants, SAP and In Design preferred.

Job Title
Administrative Research Assistant Senior

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Working Title
Administrative Research Assistant Senior

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time; light lifting, less than 25 lbs.


Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm occasional Saturday.


In Design, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, MS Windows, SAP.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with SAP.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * How many years of paid, full-time work experience do you have working with NIH applications and awards?
    • none
    • more than 0, up through 1 year
    • more than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • more than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • more than 5 years
  3. * If you have experience with NIH applications and awards, please describe your experience, including whether or not you prepared the applications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of paid, full-time work experience do you have working with In Design?
    • none
    • more than 0, up through 1 year
    • more than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • more than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • more than 5 years
  5. * If you have experience with In Design, please describe a project you initiated and brought to completion using the software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita


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