Job description

JOB NO.: 93338-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93338-AS

Working Title: Grants Administrator



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required in the field of business administration, accounting or other business-related field preferred. Other bachelor's degree in comparable scientific fields will be considered.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of two or more years of substantial involvement in research and sponsored programs administration working with all facets of pre- and/or post-award grant administration, including electronic grant submissions and reporting, and grants financials preferably in the UW System. This position will primarily be responsible for grants administration. Experience with administration of a variety of NIH grant mechanisms, such as the F30, T32, R21, R01, K12, K23, K24 and U01 preferred. Knowledge of the UW WISPER, Cayuse, eCERT, NIH Commons, HRS, PubMed, FAST and WISDM programs preferred. Advanced Excel skills required; strong background in accounting preferred.

A minimum of seven years experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Grants Administrator works within the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Radiology. It is our departmental mission to foster and support innovative research. We are actively engaged in research in a number of areas. Various research projects are supported by federal and private grants, and there is extensive collaboration with multiple industrial partners. We rank among the top 1/3 of radiology departments in grant funding. The Department is a growing and dynamic organization with more than 150 physicians, scientists, researchers and students conducting research projects that are changing the face of imaging both nationally and internationally.

The 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.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of initiative and personal accountability; a successful record of grants administration and post-award accounting; ability to plan for and meet strict deadlines while being able to incorporate new challenges; knowledge of and experience with grant application and award processes; and understanding of state and university administrative policies. This position requires a significant degree of organization, and interaction with research faculty, staff, students, campus administrative departments, Deans, grantee organizations, and both federal and non-federal research sponsors. Requires strong analytical skills, excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, a propensity for teamwork, as well as organizational, managerial, and supervisory skills. Experience editing, writing, and reviewing technical and scientific papers and research contracts is desirable.

Background and/or knowledge of web-based computer systems or patient education desirable.

This individual must be willing to work a flexible schedule and may need to work outside the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. occasionally to meet deadlines.


Heather Heimbecker
[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 press the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter referring to the Position Vacancy Listing number, 93338.

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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Jan 18 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Feb 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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