Hyde Park Campus
20144 Ecology & Evolution
About the Unit
Provides support to the Center's director and scientific director. Works to implement plans for educational programs and initiatives and acts as a liaison between the program and program participants.
- Develops and manages program activities such as workshops, conferences, colloquia, training programs
- Plans and facilitates visits and meetings that further scientific, fundraising and partnering goals;
- Works closely with faculty, researchers, students, and other leaders across the three institutions and within relevant research fields to foster experimentation and multi-disciplinary inquiry and teaching within the Center
- Keep abreast of microbiome related research and initiatives across the three institutions
- Project manage, write, and edit collaborative projects and grant proposals
- Implement a process for seed grants
- Oversees a communication strategy and marketing efforts aimed at increasing the visibility of the center
- Disseminate relevant information internally and externally including relevant research, activities, events, programs, and opportunities
- Creates content such as website text, short stories, presentations, and blog posts to highlight microbiome research
- Serve as point of contact for internal and external microbiome-interested people
- Maintain an informative and integrative presence of microbiome research at the three institutions through new website and social media platforms
- Manages development of print and electronic resources, presentation materials, outreach efforts and a strong brand for the Center
- Provide content, strategy and planning to assist with development efforts with development departments and individually
- Support faculty director's efforts to fund-raise through content development, planning, and strategy
- Assist executive administrator with developing and maintaining Center budget
- Schedule meetings for Center business (steering committee, leaderships group, working groups, planning meetings, workshops, etc.)
- Manage event planning operations including space, catering, registration, and materials
- Provide targeted administrative support for faculty director including some scheduling
- Work with faculty and leadership group to develop financial model for sustainability including diversified funding sources
- Oversee contracted services such as IT, graphic design, video, events
The employee should be a hands-on problem solver and leader who enjoys enabling research programs, communicating widely, and has a strong interest in developing collaborative research programs. He or she should have experience in organizing and communicating about complex projects. The following competencies are required:
- Proactive ability
- Familiarity with general business practices
- Problem solving ability
- Attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and under tight deadlines
- Strong analytical and organizational skills
- Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
- Ability to prioritize and manage a workload, which balances long-range planning with unanticipated daily demands of managing a busy operation
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred
- Demonstrated proficiency with working in collaborative team environment required
- Experience preparing federal and foundation grant applications and managing funded projects required
- Experience with communications and marketing required
- Experience with the conduct of related research preferred
- Experience with fundraising preferred
- Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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