Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233476-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) brings together researchers, physicians and educators to focus on ways to prevent and treat cardiac problems through basic research, clinical investigation, diagnosis, treatment, and public education. This position provides leadership in planning, coordinating and managing all operations of the center's research, training and education missions. Responsibilities include policy analysis and development, fostering internal and external relationships, training grant management, directing media communications, and coordination of fund raising efforts. This position reports to Professor Hector Valdivia, the Director of CVRC.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end 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. Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Require at least three years of substantial involvement in administration of research programs or research related activities in an academic environment.
-Experience with program, budgetary, regulatory, and compliance requirements of major funding agencies (i.e., Federal, State, Private, and University System); and current knowledge of funding agencies' policies and procedures.
-Effective oral and written communication skills.
-Independent problem solving and analytical skills.
-Strong skills in leadership, organization, prioritization, and training.
-An outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach.
-Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, university administrators and funding agency representatives.
-Prefer direct experience with NIH T32 training grants, project management, research grant pre- and post-award, contracts, and sponsored research.
-The ability to be flexible in work assignments; ability to meet deadlines; independent problem solving and analytical abilities.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with faculty, staff, students, other constituents, and the general public.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


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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. 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: Apr 20 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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