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Job Posting Title:Manager for Research & Advanced Studies
Position Type:Professional / Unclassified
Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge
Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. Please attach ALL documents under the Resume/CV section of your application.A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Additional Job Description:
The Manager for Research and Advanced Studies will be responsible for managing the daily processes/functions and events in regards to grant proposals and contracts for the School of Veterinary Medicine. This position will maintain general familiarity with faculty research activities in order to assist with identifying funding opportunities and preparing standard grant components.
During the 2018 Fiscal Year (FY), the School of Veterinary Medicine faculty submitted 140 extramural grant proposals requesting $65M in new R&D funding, which is a 44% increase over 2017 levels. The SVM's current research portfolio is $58.1M and is expected to increase for FY 2019.
Assists the School of Veterinary Medicine faculty with developing budgets, preparing proposals for and submission of all sponsored programs grants, contracts, and other research related agreements. Reviews budgets for appropriate object code designation and proposal forms for accuracy.
Manages the submission and acceptance of all grants an contracts for research support. Serves as the liaison with the Office of Sponsored Program Accounting when negotiating terms and contract language with external sponsors and contract coordinating agencies. Acts as liaison between sponsors, OSP, Sponsored Program Accounting, Office of Intellectual Property, and assists investigators throughout the grant process.
Identifies potential funding opportunities that are consistent with ongoing faculty research. Assists the Research Committee in the annual distribution of RFPs and reviews of intramural grants and ACRES proposals as needed. Enters grant proposals, budgets, and faculty information into ASSIST.
Monitors and communicates University research policy and sponsored guideline changes. Provides training and serves as the primary contact for contract review and negotiation. Develops, implements, and presents workshops for faculty/staff regarding contracts, subcontracts, and other research related items.
Creating and maintaining standardized forms/ reports for proposal submission and administration, including but not limited to, pre-filled grant form pages, faculty biosketch database, and account tracking report. Maintains electronic filing system and research records, tracks extramural and intramural grants of School of Veterinary Medicine.
Manage and compile data as it relates to research activity statistics, including but not limited to the number and requested amounts of submitted and successful proposals, current funding status and number of manuscripts generated by faculty, staff, and students. Prepares annual NIFA REEports and maintains NIFA files.
Assist with coordinating research related activities such as the Summer Scholars Program, annual research dinner, Diploma Ceremonies for MS and PhD students, and Phi Zeta Research Day if needed. Coordinates research-related workshops, meetings, seminars, and travel to research symposium.
Assists the Graduate Academic Council with meetings. Will perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Research and Advanced Studies.
Bachelor's degree with 3 years of related experience or Master's degree and 1 year of related experience
Special or Physical Qualifications
Position is subject to an office environment and must be able to operate a computer, telephone, and other office machinery, remain seated for extended periods of time, bend, squat, twist, move about to accomplish tasks, ability to receive and exchange detailed information through oral and written communication, make substantial movements of the wrists, hands, or fingers.
Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.
Ability to travel to conferences, if needed.
Valid Louisiana Driver's License
Special Instructions:Please provide your cover letter, resume, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.
Posting Date:September 26, 2018
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):October 5, 2018
Additional Position Information:
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