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Position Summary: The Office of Internal Grants and Awards, Post Doc Affairs and Research Personnel within the Office of Research is seeking a motivated, energetic individual to join their team as an Administrative Associate. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director and is responsible for management of program and process operations under the guidance and direction of the Associate Vice President and Assistant Director including, but not limited to, administrative and clerical support for the above offices and for the Associate Vice President for Research. The person in this role will: - Manage the Visiting Researcher/Scholar process, requiring full program knowledge, interpretation and communication with other offices and units on campus. - Manage the Foreign Travel Assistance Program, requiring full program knowledge, interpretation and communication with other offices and units on campus. - Assist the Director and Assistant Director with all other program operations, including Research Awards Program, internal research grant programs, postdoc appointments and continuations, and the annual Research Scientist Promotions process. - Plan and execute special events sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Research Personnel. - Serve as backup in the absence of the Assistant Director.

Responsibilities: Visiting Researcher/Scholar: Process incoming VRS questionnaires, database and document management, creation of UGAlDs, troubleshoot access issues and coordinate with EITS when necessary, interpret and enforce policy.

Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 1/15/2019
Application Due: 1/29/2020
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