Proposal Assistant/Business Manager

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Business Services Coordinator - Journey

Working Title:

Proposal Assistant/Business Manager

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

3 years

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Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday 8:00-5:00

Department Name and Number:

School of Nursing-RSC-440130

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Administrative/Clerical Support

Department Description:

The School of Nursing is a distinct major operating unit (MOU) within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The School has achieved national recognition as one of the premier nursing schools in the country, offering a full complement of nursing education programs, enrolling undergraduate, RN to MSN, and second degree baccalaureate programs, master’s, post-master’s, and doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows.
The School is ranked nationally in both academic programs and the receipt of nursing research funds. The School maintains clinical partnerships with some of the best health care organizations and agencies in North Carolina and the nation. Looking toward the future, the School is using advanced instructional technology in the classroom and offering courses through web-based sites. The School of Nursing is committed to the improvement of health through teaching,research, and service.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The Office of Research Support and Consultation is a 10-person unit led by the Associate Dean for Research, and the RSC Director. It provides research and statistical service to the School of Nursing faculty and students. The RSC provides scientific consultation for and prepares all research grants and research training proposals submitted by School of Nursing faculty and students. Submissions are to various entities including federal, foundation, corporate, internal and miscellaneous funding agencies.

While research proposal submission is our primary charge, the RSC provides support of all non-budgetary aspects of the school’s research mission both pre-submission and post-submission/post-award services. Some examples include: university approvals, agency reports (Just in Time, semi-annual, annual, and final}, customized funding opportunity lists and emails, a research library, biweekly RSC seminars, mock agency proposal reviews, real-time record and documentation of school grant submission and funding activity, confidential research data archives, project space assignment and allocation, Pl earned overhead spending accounts, and an internal funding opportunity for our faculty research pilot projects.

The primary purpose of this position is to support the Research Mission of the School of Nursing through assistance with research application submissions, management of RSC and Pl Earned Overhead expenditures and budgets, coordination and management all research communications and faculty, doctoral student, and postdoctoral fellow research development activities and assisting with the oversight of other permanent or temporary RSC staff in completing tasks within his/her areas of responsibility.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Candidates must have excellent organizational skills and a facilitative approach, demonstrate initiative, write well and work well within a team. Must be able to manage multiple tasks under strict deadlines with attention to detail and be willing to assume additional duties as needed. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

NIH grants application experience is preferred, as well as experience with grant opportunity searches, and
management of multiple calendars using Outlook. Skills with Adobe Suite (including Acrobat, Photoshop, and
Illustrator) as well as Microsoft Power point are also preferred.
Also, experience with university accounting software and systems is preferred.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time