Research Administrator for CHESS Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin

Deadline July 24, 2014
Date Posted July 2, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison creates technology based systems which provide information, referrals, skills training, social support, decision support and behavioral change programs to people facing health-related crises or concerns. The Center also provides tools to improve processes at organizations that provide behavioral change services. Visit http://chess.wisc.edu/chess/home/home.aspx for more information on our work.

The CHESS Center Research Administrator is responsible for pre-award and post-award activities as well as oversight of Center administrative operations. At least five years of substantial involvement in research and sponsored programs administration working with all facets of pre- and/or post-award grant administration is required.

Degree and area of specialization:
Bachelor's degree required, Health Care Administration and/or Business Administration, Social or Behavioral Sciences preferred.

Required experience:

Five or more years of substantial involvement in research and sponsored programs administration working with all facets of pre- and/or post- award grant administration, including electronic grant submissions and reporting, preferably in the UW System. Experience working with NIH and other PHS sponsors is highly desired.

Background and/or knowledge of pre- and post-award grants administration and web-based computer systems (WISPER, WISDM, CAYUSE, eRA Commons, or comparable systems) required.   

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of initiative, flexibility and personal accountability; a successful record of project administration and staff management; ability to plan for and meet strict deadlines.

Requires excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, a propensity for teamwork, as well as organizational, managerial, and supervisory skills, along with experience editing, writing, and reviewing grant and contract proposals to federal and non-federal sponsors.

For more information and application instructions:  http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=80013

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