Job description

JOB NO.: 93431-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93431-AS

Working Title: Grants Administrator



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 15, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. A degree in biological sciences, social sciences, healthcare administration or related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* At least 1-2 years of substantial involvement in research administration is required.
* This position requires proven administrative capabilities, knowledge of research and grants management, budget creation, proposal preparation and electronic submission process.
* This position requires a thorough knowledge of grant proposal development (including related budget development and maintenance issues), the conduct of research, and administration of research activity.
* The candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate strong initiative, flexibility and personal accountability; a successful record of project administration; ability to plan for and meet strict deadlines while being able to incorporate new projects and challenges; and an ability to understand and work within federal, state, and university policies.

* Knowledge of NIH and other federal and university regulations for the conduct of research is strongly preferred.
* Experience in the UW system is a plus but is not required.

Prefix is determined by years of relevant work experience.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Research Administrator, this position will support the research missions of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and the Department of Urology. Our employees are engaged in sponsored research and other sponsored activities, and this position will perform professional administrative activities to maintain and build on the multifaceted and expanding departmental research portfolios. This includes advising and assisting faculty and academic staff in identification of potential funding mechanisms and opportunities; in developing and submitting grant applications, contract proposals, progress and final reports (and related budgets for all); keeping faculty and appropriate staff apprised of status of grants, current contract or grant policies, regulations and guidelines made by granting agencies (especially NIH) and campus research offices; acting as a liaison between principal investigators (PIs) and granting agencies (including ERA issues), University offices, etc.; and meeting with faculty and academic staff to identify research interests and to develop funding strategies and plans. The ideal candidate will embrace personal accountability to meet deadlines and take initiative to support the departments' research goals.

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

To see the full principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is located at the UW-Madison. Our mission is to advance health without compromise through service, scholarship, science, and social responsibility. Together with UW Health--an integrated regional academic health system--we strive to be a national leader in health care, advancing the well-being of the people of Wisconsin and beyond.

The UW-Madison campus, located in the heart of the City of Madison, spans 936 acres along the scenic southern shore of Lake Mendota. Enjoy robust benefits such as the State of Wisconsin benefits package, a beautiful campus setting, and a competitive salary.


Elizabeth Marsh
[email protected]
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:

To begin the application process, please click on the red "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter. Please be sure that the resume and/or cover letter address how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

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: Mar 6 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 3/7/2018
Application Due: 3/21/2018
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