Research Project Manager

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Research Project Manager

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Financial Assistant Director

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

4 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Working at a desk and using a computer for long periods of time; lifting objects under 10 pounds.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and occasional additional hours as needed.

Job Summary:

This position, in close collaboration with the Kentucky Injury Prevention & Research Center (KIPRC) director & principal investigators, plays a significant role in the day-to-day operations of the overall administrative operation of KIPRC. This position is responsible for the grant proposal budget development, invoices, expenditures, reimbursements, & reconciliations. Establishing contracts, MOAs, & consultant contracts with outside vendors. Serves as a major liaison to external funding agencies such as CDC, NIOSH, Commonwealth of Kentucky, and Bureau of Justice Assistance. This position is also responsible for all fiscal affairs and human resources personnel matters, & facility maintenance & rent management within KIPRC. The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring all university policies & procedures are enforced.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

University SAP Modules (FI;BW;HR;etc.), MS Windows, Advanced Excel; and Adobe.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Masters degree and at least 5 years of related experience.

Driver’s license preferred.

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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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Posted: 5/11/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time