Type of Position: Regular Percent Time: 100% Location: Iowa City Driver's License Required: Yes
Administrative Services Coordinator We are seeking a full-time professional to join the staff of a thriving research administration office in a BIG10 institution of higher education. We offer a challenging and exciting work environment in which one has the opportunity to grow and learn about academic research grants and contracts. Working in a team environment, the Coordinator position with the University of Iowa's Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) provides administrative support for faculty and staff engaged in research and related activities.
Growth Opportunities: DSP is a progressive collection of professionals who are self-driven/directed, out of the box thinkers. We offer varied professional education opportunities both on and off campus for your continuous learning.
Technology: Successful candidates will be responsible for managing sponsored research award activities using a myriad of technological tools and techniques.
Work Flexibility: DSP is a family-friendly department committed to work-life balance for our employees. The University of Iowa also offers an excellent benefits package.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage workflow by assigning grants and contracts for review.
Maintain database of research proposal, award and outgoing subaward data.
Respond to email and phone inquiries and coordinate communication between various departments.
Support the daily operations of the office and perform administrative activities as assigned.
About the Division of Sponsored Programs The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) offers a range of services for faculty, staff, and students seeking external funding for research, training, service, and other scholarly and creative endeavors that enrich The University of Iowa and its broad and far-reaching communities. Our knowledgeable and welcoming staff can advise and assist with the following and much more:
Search for external funding sources to support your projects
Develop proposals for specific funding opportunities
Interpret sponsor guidelines
Review and approve grant applications and detailed budgets
Negotiate contract and grant terms and conditions
Facilitate post-award project management
Monitor and advise on issues of regulatory compliance
Provide current information on the funding landscape
Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Education or Equivalency Required A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited educational institution. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel & Powerpoint).
Evidence of strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle a large workload.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Evidence of providing customer service in a professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
Knowledge of University of Iowa general policies and procedures.
Experience working with research grants or contracts.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
For a complete list of job requirements, see posting 19002279 at www.jobs.uiowa.edu
Internal Number: 19002279_1555525563
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.