1) Direct pre- and post-award activities (e.g. application preparation and submission, annual and final reporting to sponsor agencies, electronic research administration activity), finance (account oversight and reconciliation, transaction approvals, budget planning), and human resources (personal action approvals, time approvals, hiring and termination processing) for Member laboratories and Institute. 2) Oversee management of the Biopsychological Sciences Building (BPSB) and communal equipment, research operations, security, and space planning and use as it relates to the Institute. Work closely with BPSB building manager, SSD Lab Safety Specialist, Facilities Services, and SSD Deanâ™s Office to resolve building issues and concerns. 3) Ensure Institute compliance with all Federal, University, and other relevant regulations and policies, including controlled substances, human subjects, and animal care and use. 4) Coordinate and staff Institute Membersâ™ Governance, Executive Committee, standing committee, and ad hoc committee meetings and programmatic activities. 5) Plan and execute Institute, Member, and Fellow meetings, seminars, and special events. 6) Carry out programmatic initiatives and activities in support of the faculty, students and staff of the Institute, as requested by the faculty Director. 7) Supervise three full-time staff.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence. 2) Lead Performance & Flawless Execution. 3) Ensure Decision Quality, Accountability & Drive Results. 4) Effectively Manage Performance of Self & Team. 5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree.
2) Advanced degree.
1) A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience. 2) A minimum three years of supervisory experience. 3) A minimum two years of pre- and post-award grant experience. 4) Higher education administrative experience. 5) Research facilities management experience.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
2) Self-direction and initiative. 3) Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships. 4) Problem solving skills. 5) Attention to detail. 6) Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion. 7) Strong analytical and organizational skills required. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 8) Demonstrated adherence to high standards of business and research ethics required. Experience in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
1) Office and laboratory environments. 2) Exposure to laboratory chemicals. 3) Exposure to laboratory animals (rodents). 4) Ability to sit for up to 2 hours. 5) Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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