The Keck School of Medicine, Office of Research Administration, is seeking an Associate Research Administrator to provide support in the areas of proposal preparation, award setup, and award monitoring (i.e., grant spending), working directly with faculty to gather needed grant components and information and initiate the grant routing and approval process.Â The successful candidate will possess the following skills:Â proficiency in MS applications especially MS excel, attention to detail, well organized, enjoys team work, good interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communication abilities. This would be a career advancement for an individual with the title Assistant Research Administrator, or an individual who has assisted Principal Investigators previously on a limited basis to prepare and submit a grant application.
Minimum Education:Bachelor's degreeCombined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience:3 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise:Basic knowledge of governmental regulations. Strong accounting skills. Competency inproject management. A Bachelorâs Degree with broad knowledge of relevant researchcomputer software, e.g.: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, SPSS,Visio, and SunGard. Experience in creating and analyzing statistical reports. Must be ableto utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports.Proven oral and written communication skills to interact with other employees.
Internal Number: REQ20084380
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