Assistant Research Administrator

Position Information

University Code 34121 University Title Assistant Research Administrator 1 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Assistant Research Administrator Position Number 590990 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Pediatrics Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

As a member of the Department of Pediatrics Research Administration team, the Assistant Research Administrator will be supervised and primarily trained and directed by the Research Administrator of the department. This position will responsible for assisting both the Associate Administrator, the Research Administrator and the Director of Research to support post-award and other fiscal administration support and also perform administrative needs for the newly formed Child Health Research Institute. The Assistant Research Administrator will be trained to assist in the compliant financial and administrative management of sponsored awards. This position provides an opportunity to work in a fast paced environment with potential for career growth in the field of research administration for those presenting a willingness to learn and ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty and staff.

Minimum Hiring Standards

• Prior experience in administrative and financial management
• In lieu of bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 3 years’ experience reflecting increasingly complex administrative duties
• Prior experience in purchasing, travel and other institutional policies and procedures
• Proficiency in Microsoft word office suite – especially excel
• Ability to work in a diverse environment

Preferred Hiring Standards

• Prior experience with VCU financial systems: Banner, Real Source
• Prior experience in research administration in an academic setting
• Bachelor’s degree

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 35,000-50,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 11/09/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Research Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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