PRE-AWARD SPECIALIST

Job no: 236735-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/TOBACCO RE
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services



Position Summary:

The Pre-Award Specialist is a key member of the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention's (UW-CTRI) Financial and Research Admin Teams. This team member will provide Center-wide support to scientists engaged in sponsored research through administrative activities to maintain and build on the expanding research portfolio of the Center. The Pre-Award Specialist will work directly with principal investigators (PI) and/or research staff to identify funding opportunities and prepare and route proposals for submission to sponsor. The Pre-Award Specialist will review subsequent award terms and conditions and facilitates award setup and administration. The Pre-Award Specialist is responsible to the Director of Finance in carrying out these duties.

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.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of experience in research or sponsored programs administration is preferred.

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:

Knowledge in use of Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint required.

Knowledge/experience with WISPER preferred.

Candidate should display:
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to rapidly learn and apply new technologies and skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with highly technical and nontechnical staff.
- Ability to function independently and effectively with superior organizational and attention to detail skills.
- Courteous, responsive and service oriented.

Department(s):

A534252-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/TOBACCO RE

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

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

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.

Contact:

Amy Conlon
aconlon@ctri.wisc.edu
608-265-4563
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:

ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236735-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).

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: Jul 12 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 2 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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