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#118637 Research Administrator 1Initial Review Date: Wed 11/23/2022
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Develops and / or oversees research proposals, awards and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional and research sponsor policies. Follows institutional procedures and practices when analyzing or reviewing financial information or reports.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.
Excellent time management and strong demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills. Ability to establish priorities, meet multiple and frequently changing deadline with flexibility, process a high volume of work while under pressure, and maintain a high level of accuracy.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, recommend solutions, determine and implement procedures to accomplish effective resolution.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems. Demonstrated strong computer skills, specifically in Excel, in addition to experience with MS Word, database programs, internet browsers, and email software.
Organization and communication skills and customer service focus. Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills that facilitate professional, effective, and courteous interaction with a diverse population. Ability to maintain confidentiality, as required.
Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility. Ability to work independently and / or in a team framework in conjunction with Principles of Community. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population, including faculty, staff, students and the business community.
Knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
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