University Research Institutes & Centers Administration (URICA), within the Office for Research, seeks candidates for an additional Research Administrator to join the team enabling leading-edge interdisciplinary research. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with some business or research administrative experience that is looking to explore and advance in this career path. Some of the unique features of this Research Administrator position include:
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Job ID: 42515
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Department: URIC Administration
Provides administrative leadership and intermediate problem solving in support of unit's research programs and mission. May provide sole support to a small to mid-sized unit, or support a portion of activities in a larger unit. May provide lifecycle pre- & post-award research administration ensuring the fulfillment of all grant &/or contract & compliance requirements. Manages overall day-to-day research administration activities & may research & identify funding opportunities & faculty &/or PIs with associated research competencies & interests. Ensures that all activities are completed in compliance with associated local, state, federal & institutional rules & regulations.
University Research Institutes & Centers Administration (URICA), within the Office for Research, seeks candidates for an additional Research Administrator to join the team enabling leading-edge interdisciplinary research. University Research Institutes & Centers (URICs) are a rapidly growing and provide an exceptional opportunity to develop large and complex proposals spanning a vast array of sponsors and mechanisms at the intersections of traditional disciplines. The Research Administrator will join URICA as part of the centralized pre-award support team for proposal submission, and will collaborate with URIC business staff for transitioning award management to individual URICs. The Research Administrator will report to the Sr. Director for URIC Operations & Administration and collaborate closely with, as well as receive mentorship from, the experienced URICA Research Administration team. The ideal candidate will be excited by challenges and puzzles, thrive under deadlines, and have a passion for supporting research to improve the human condition.
The Research Administrator will support the OR mission and values by exhibiting the following: understand empathy, model accountability, ensure fairness, embrace community and value creativity. The incumbent will strive to provide excellent service when performing job responsibilities.
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