RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 235941-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific, Other



Position Summary:

The Research Administrator position will provide a wide range of pre- and post-award grants administration support (proposal preparation through closeout) to investigators in the Department of Pediatrics. In the fiscal year 2019, the Department of Pediatrics received over $37 million in research support, of which nearly $25.2 million was federally funded. This is the largest annual award amount in the department's history and is an increase in research support of approximately 125% over the past 10 years. Over this same time period, faculty numbers have increased by ~50%, from a headcount of 109 to 186. This incredible growth is a reflection of the Department's commitment to research and high-caliber research administrative support.

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. Degree in business, health or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Two years of experience with research administration in an academic and/or medical setting required.
- Familiarity with sponsored projects and UW financial policies and systems a plus.
- Effective oral and written communication skills, independent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization, and an outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach required. Ability to be flexible in work assignments and work effectively with faculty, staff, university administrators and funding agency representatives is critical.

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

Additional Information:

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

Department(s):

A536700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $52,318 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Kelsey Scholtens
kscholtens@pediatrics.wisc.edu
608-262-0006
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:

SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

235941-AS

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: Jul 7 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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