The department is seeking a Program Coordinator II to manage the activities of the Interactive Mentoring to Enhance Research Skills (IMERS) Program.
Under the supervision of the PI’s, will be involved in all phases of the program. Will be responsible for the logistical arrangements for workshops/visits both on and off-site, as well as day to day program operation.
Specific responsibilities include: Identifying, evaluating, and selecting the on-campus meeting rooms and hotel accommodations, preparing and publicizing the workshops to appropriate institutions, receipt and distribution of participant applications to the organizing committee for selection, and receiving and processing all invoices and payments.
Serve as the communication link between the UK Team and staff at NIGMS in addition to handling non-technical calls coming from participants and/or general inquiries. Provide continued mentorship assistance to workshop participants.
Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Photoshop, data collection and analysis, verbal communication.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
MS in a biomedical related field plus four or more years related experience.
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