Job of the Week 9/13/13

This week we are highlighting an Research Administrator II/S position with the Department of Agriculture Food & Resource Economics in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Posting #8358). This position serves as the manager of the Food Security Group, which includes a team of two co-directors, nine faculty members based on campus, twelve based elsewhere in U.S. or overseas, three support staff, technical staff and several graduate students; supervises and manages work flow of support staff within the office; assists in developing policies and procedures for operational activities and administrative functions of the Food Security Group (FSG); assists FSG Co-Directors and faculty with the coordination and financial administration of FSG project grants and sub-agreements; manages personnel appointments, reappointments and salary distributions; serves as liaison between sponsor/funding source and PI; facilitates the administration, monitoring and financial management of complex research projects; coordinates project account closeout activities and develops final reports; assists in development and coordinates the implementation and provision of research compliance process components, including budget review and justification; coordinates the preparation of reports, documents and correspondence for regulatory agencies, participating research sites and internal purposes; provides training to entry-level PIs and administrative assistants on grant submission, research processes and paperwork; clarifies roles and corrects research processes; and applies appropriate regulations.

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