JOB NO.: 96990-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ENGR/INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGR
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Engineering, Grant, Research, Contract Management
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 96990-AS
Working Title: Research Administrator
Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)
Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 08, 2019
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $42,250 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's Degree Required/Master's Degree preferred, preferably in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Must have strong organizational, analytical and writing skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms with faculty, researchers, and staff at all levels, including grant and funding sponsors. This position requires a significant degree of organization and face-to-face interaction with research faculty, staff, students, campus administrative departments, deans, granting organizations and both federal and non-federal research sponsors. Prefer at least two years' experience in research and/or grant proposal development, administration, and management. Knowledge of federal, non-federal, State and University policies and regulations is desirable. Experience editing and reviewing research documents, awards, and contracts desirable. Experience with UW and federal systems (WISPER, Cayuse, Fastlane, NSPIRES, WISER) preferred.
License or certificate:
This position supports the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and several of its affiliated research centers with proposal writing and development and grant administration. This position will work directly with researchers on proposal planning, development, implementation, and post-award oversight and management of research awards.
Primary duties include assisting faculty in developing proposal budgets; submitting proposals utilizing various electronic interfaces; developing and maintaining a system for tracking and monitoring research awards, providing financial oversight and assisting with reporting on research awards; and providing technical assistance. This position requires the ability to work with faculty to develop research proposals. This position also requires a thorough knowledge of project administration, as well as personal initiative and accountability to meet deadlines and workload demands with minimal supervision.
The individual may also be responsible for review and approval of department financial transactions such as procurement, cost transfers, requisitions, travel reimbursement, etc.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload cover letter, resume, and list of professional references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Dec 17 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Jan 3 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time