Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 225715-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Engineering, Grant, Research, Contract Management

Position Summary:

Works directly with principal investigator(s) and/or research program director(s) to carry out research administrative functions related sponsored grants, agreements, or award management (proposal preparation through closeout).

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. One year required, three years preferred, of experience in a university setting with experience developing and submitting research proposals as well as monitoring awards for agency, guidelines and policy compliance.
2. Demonstrated administrative, budget, financial, grant and contract administration skills.
3. Independent decision making ability. Ability to analyze situations and exercise good judgment in making a wide variety of decisions.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of and respect for professional standards in correspondence and promotional materials.
5. Ability and flexibility to adapt to a variety of responsibilities and ever-changing needs and priorities.
6. Computer literacy with a wide variety of applications; specific skills in the WISPER, WISDM, WISER, Microsoft Office Suite and general database tools.
7. Ability to develop, document and implement policies.
8. Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices with good mathematical skills.
9. Knowledge of University, State, and Federal fiscal and administrative rules, regulations, and procedures.
10. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all staff and students in department, other administrative officials in the College of Engineering, and other campus administrators, and the public.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, please upload a single pdf that contains your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three to five references by the assured consideration date. At least one reference should be a current or former supervisor.


Michael Morris
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Aug 18 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 1 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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