Provides high-level day-to-day administrative assistance to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development such as scheduling meetings, assisting with signatures, and other adminstrative duties as assigned.
Provides administrarive & planning support for internal grant funding programs, university consortiums, such as the Funding for Excellence, Research Advisory Council, Strategic Planning Meeting, etc.
Develops, coordinates, markets, and organize events, conferences, summits, workshops, and symposiums.
Researches data, writes, and proofreads documents and statistical reports.
Provides graphic design for a variety of marketing and research projects, events, Research newsletter, annual reports, and grant opportunity flyers.
Maintenance/administrative support of Office of Research Services website, proofing updates and edits.
Office suppy purchases/requisition approvals.
Assist VCR w/business travel arrangements/submission of expense reports
Analyzes information(e.g., project plans) and uses standard practices to make informed judgements and recommendations; Provides support with statistical recording keeping, archiving, research data-collection and graphing.
Performs a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and makes recommendations for improvement/efficiency.
Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Full Time/Part Time
$19.47 - $21.00/hour, commensurate with education and experience.
January 22, 2020
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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