The Keck School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, is seeking an Assistant 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 who has assisted Principal Investigators previously on a limited basis to prepare and submit a grant application
Minimum Education:Bachelor's degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience:1 YearMinimum Field of Expertise:A Bachelorâs Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with broad knowledge of relevant research computer software, e.g.: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, SPSS, Visio, and SunGard. Experience in creating and analyzing statistical reports. Must be able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports. Proven oral and written communication skills to interact with other employees.
Internal Number: REQ20085110
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