Senior Research Administrator

University Of Vermont Burlington , VT 05402

Posted 2 months ago

Advertising/Posting Title Senior Research Administrator Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary

Oversee and conduct the administration of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics research awards, with a focus on financial and regulatory management. Conduct pre- and post- award sponsored research activities required of designated sponsored activities in a department with a high volume of both simple and large, complex awards.

Contribute to the development of new research grant proposals. Provide post-award administration and management for research funds in line with institutional policy and sponsor agency requirements. Work closely with the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Research Leadership team, the Department Administrator, the Department Chair, and the Office of Sponsored Project Administration (SPA). Collaborate with SPA to interpret sponsor regulations and institutional policies for principal investigators and serve as the primary resource for department research administration processes.

In collaboration with SPA institution-wide trainings, develop and lead training initiatives for department research staff. Create and leave a department PI research orientation program. Work independently with minimal supervision from the Department Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor's Degree in finance/accounting, biological sciences, or related field and two to four years of significant research administration experience required. Accounting and budgeting skills in managing complex financial accounts and funds, as well as knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal, and reporting principles, required.

Comprehensive knowledge of grants and contract administration and policies (especially NIH), and ability to maintain is required. Ability to work independently and as a team member, research and resolve problems, meet deadlines, troubleshoot, and follow through on assignments with minimal direction required. as well as the ability to multi-task and utilize effective organizational and communication skills across broad and diverse subject areas.

Desirable Qualifications

Working knowledge of UVM financial and grant systems desirable, as well as prior exposure to clinical research.

Other Information

A six-month probationary period is required. This position is 55% grant funded.

Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, Bargaining unit position FLSA Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 43000.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 81700.00 Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band Staff Union Code NU

Job Open Date 10/22/2021 Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No

Position Title Administrative Coordinator Posting Number S3176PO Department COM Microbio & Molec Genetics/55120 Position Number 003470 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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Senior Research Administrator

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