STEPS Administrative Support Associate I

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Job Title:

STEPS Administrative Support Associate I

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Department Name:

40130:Sponsored Projects Administration

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for extended periods of time; repetitive motion related to computer work; lifting less than 25 pounds.


Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

Job Summary:

The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) is seeking a STEPS Administrative Support Associate. This position will be responsible for assisting Research Project Administrators with administration of sponsored project grants and contracts through data entry in the OSPA database, distribution of reports and other documents via email, answering inquiries from faculty and staff regarding sponsored projects, and performing routine clerical functions that support the office. A successful candidate will have the ability to think critically and work collegially in order to successfully resolve questions and issues for faculty, staff, and colleagues; communicate timely and professionally to a diverse range of individuals; the ability to multitask and prioritize; a strong attention to detail; and a willingness to learn.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent customer service skills. Keen attention to detail with strong organizational and problem-solving skill. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time