Research Administrator Assistant

Job description

Job no: 703673
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Human Medicine Dean 10022430
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: 20.82 - 25.00 Salary Commensurate with E
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Office/Clerical Support, Research/Scientific, Union
Position SummaryThe Health Colleges Research Services office provides pre-award grant support for three Health Colleges at Michigan State University: Human Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and Nursing with faculty located throughout the state of Michigan. We offer a supportive and flexible work environment focused on work-life balance, while maintaining a complex workload under sponsor driven deadlines. We are recruiting two individuals to the role of research administrator assistant. These newly created positions are intended to balance our growing workload while receiving on-the-job training in research administration. Our goal is to provide excellent service to faculty while also preparing successful incumbents with a solid foundation for future growth. General job functions will include assembling research proposals under the guidance of lead research administrators, including collection and formatting of agency specific documents; preparing sponsor compliant budgets for a variety of funding agencies; entering and formatting data for complex proposals including spreadsheets, tables and forms; reviewing agency specific guidelines for detailed submission instructions; file attachment review and conversion for uploading to applicable submission systems; participation in required training and professional development opportunities inthe field of research administration; and other projects as assigned. Qualified candidates will be highly organized and self-motivated as well as able to balance multiple tasks and deliver quality analysis within sponsor deadlines. Individuals will be expected to build rapport with faculty, departmental staff, and central pre-award, post-award, and compliance offices; have a strong sense of ownership and accountability for their workload; and exercise excellent independent judgment. Research Administration at MSU: Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a two-year degree; and one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in word processing, spreadsheet and scheduling software, maintaining account records and/or database software; desktop publishing software, presentation and webpage software; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. May require technical knowledge or training related to the field of employment. Requires the completion of Essentials of Research Administration (MSU certificate) or equivalent within one year of hire.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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Bidding and Eligibility Ends on 5/11/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: May 5, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 25, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 5/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time