Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Major Duties: General summary: Assists faculty and staff with research development and proposal preparation. Coordinates pre-award activities relating to grant and contract proposal activities and submission processes. - Coordinates proposal preparation, internal approvals and electronic submissions. Ensures compliance with University and funding source policies and procedures. Ensures deadlines and requirements are met. - Advises and assists faculty and staff in completing administrative and budgetary requirements, including compliance with federal regulations or other funding source regulations. - Consults with faculty on research areas and funding options. Assembles multidisciplinary teams in response to requests for proposals and assists principle investigator in grant development.- Assists faculty and staff with proposal budget development. Ensures budgets meet University and sponsor requirements while providing the necessary support for project completion. - Develops and implements research-related professional development seminars and workshops for University faculty and staff to increase capacity and promote discovery.- Certifies grants for electronic submission and assists with post-award items such as subcontract development.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in related field from an accredited institution.- Three years' relevant experience.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Strong analytical skills. - Budget development and budget management experience.
Internal Number: 352_57288
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.