RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91005-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: ENGR/BIOMEDICAL ENGR


Location: Madison

Categories: Engineering, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91005-AS

Working Title: Research Administrator

Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Hiring Department: A194200-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/BIOMEDICAL ENGR

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

No degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles.
Ability to interpret federal, state, and UW rules and regulations as they relate to a variety of areas.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn policies and procedures relating to cost reimbursement type contracts, research grants, and UW-specific processes related to grants, purchasing and travel.
Experience in use of Microsoft word processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs.
Experience with fiscal management of pre-award and post-award research grants and contracts
Experience in working in a team environment.



Position Summary:

The Research Administrator (RA) will join the BME administrative team in providing high quality support to members of BME engaged in sponsored research. Utilizing excellent customer support and interpersonal skills, you will work with world class researchers, investigators, and other university representatives to maintain and build upon the vibrant and expanding Biomedical Engineering research portfolio. We are seeking a candidate with sound decision making and balanced judgment, with the flexibility of thought and style needed to maximize benefit to University stakeholders. This professional position will have the opportunity to support sponsored research that will have significant community and societal impact.



Additional Information:

As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Efficient with composing business correspondence such as memos, letters, and invoices. Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
Ability to develop a good rapport and communicate well with faculty, staff, and students.
Ability to effectively train others.



Contact:

Kelly Moran
kelly.lyle@wisc.edu
608-890-1876
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, please upload your resume and cover letter by the assured consideration date.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 05 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 7 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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