Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228219-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The role of this position is to support members of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology engaged in sponsored research through administrative activities to maintain and build on the expanding research portfolio of the Division. This includes assisting faculty and academic staff in developing and submitting grant applications, contract proposals, and progress reports; oversight of ongoing research activities, ensuring compliance with federal, state and university regulations.

This position works closely with the Geriatrics Research Program Manager III to support sponsored research through pre-award and post-award activities for all federal and non-federal grants and contracts including all sub award and sub contracts. The current portfolio includes approximately $125 million from federal, state, and private agencies. This position requires the ability to maintain outstanding communication and interaction with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP), as well as with the Department of Medicine and other various schools and colleges.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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 required; area of study in health administration, biological sciences, social sciences, business or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of 3 years of experience in grants and sponsored programs administration is required.

UW experience and familiarity with regulatory policies is a plus. This position requires proven grants management capabilities including grant preparation and electronic submission processes, post award management and closeout. Experience with National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant funding a plus.

Additional Information:

Ideal candidates will possess:
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to write and communicate effectively.
- Strong computer skills; experience with Microsoft software and UW systems desired.
- Ability to manage many detailed projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $51,292 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


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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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Oct 19 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 22 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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