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Business Service Consultant II - Office of the Dean - Research & Grants

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

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Position Type
Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Hiring Department

Business Services Consultant II
Office of the Dean
College of Health Sciences
University of Missouri - Columbia

Job Description

This newly created position provides pre-award administrative research support to researchers in the College of Health Sciences.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Review and interpret guidelines for sponsored activities to ensure grant applications are eligible for funding consideration and align with University policy.
  • Provide fiscal support in tandem with technical support provided by CHS Senior Grant Writer to create competitive grant applications.
  • Construct budgets and supporting documentation that comply with sponsor guidelines while supporting institutional initiatives.
  • Work with CHS Director of Research to provide recommendations to CHS faculty in response to questions related to research activity.

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in research administration
  • Prior experience in higher education
  • Proficiency in MS Office products
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to communicate effectively
  • Close attention to detail
Anticipated Hiring Range

Anticipated Hiring Range: $60,000 - $70,000
Grade: GGS 010
University Title: Business Services Consultant II
Internal applicants can determine their current grade and university title by accessing the Job Information page through the Additional Employee Info tile in myHR.

Application Materials

Completed online application, cover letter, and resume are required.
Applications must be submitted on-line through the University of Missouri website: ( search for Job Opening 52084 ).

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed until well-qualified applicants are identified to advance to the interview process.

Other Information

At the Mizzou College of Health Sciences, we work every day to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

As the home of the most popular major on campus, we teach Mizzou students who care about health and are dedicated to serving others. In addition to learning in the classroom, our students spend more than 80,150 hours helping patients every year.

Our faculty are driven to solve real-world problems. They lead the way by conducting research that has power and purpose. From expanding the use of technology in health care to improving mental health and learning in schools, we are discovering ways to make life better for everyone.

Through clinics and community outreach programs, we provide vital services to members of our community and training for our students. We are proud to serve Missourians today while preparing the workforce of tomorrow.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




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