Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233613-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management

Position Summary:

This position is a member of the College of Engineering Research Services Team within the Office of Research located within the Dean's Office. The Research Services Team has administrative responsibility for all aspects of extramural research support for 8 academic departments and over 30 centers within the College of Engineering and reports directly to the Assistant Dean for Research Administration. This position is responsible for advising and supporting pre-award sponsored research activities for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering, specifically federal/nonfederal contract (funded & unfunded) negotiations and proposal review and approval. Activities will require interacting directly with investigators, faculty/staff, department/centers, campus administrators, and sponsors/agencies to ensure that University and funding agency rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines are followed.

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:

B.A./B.S. Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One year required, three or more years of substantial involvement in sponsored research administration, specifically working with federal/nonfederal contracts & agreements is preferred.

Additional Information:

Experience working effectively with faculty and staff and strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to be flexible in work assignments and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience with meeting deadlines; independent problem solving and analytical abilities.
Comprehensive working with Microsoft Excel and Word and with database management tools.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, collegial team environment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume.


Tamara Kuhn Martin
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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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 9 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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