1) Purchasing - Lead the purchasing of goods and services, which includes multi-million computing infrastructure assets on site and large-scale public cloud services.Â Set up consultants, service agreements, and other contracts with vendors.Â Work with procurement and appropriate business units with the University to ensure compliance with all university and federal contract guidelines and regulations.
2) Talent Management - Manage human resource activities for academic and staff employees including hiring, orientation, performance planning and compensation, staff development and employee relations.Â Support functional managers by leading human resource processes across the Center and Division.
3) Project Management - Lead project management efforts as needed for short-term or temporary projects, working with a cross functional team through the project management lifecycle to achieve a set of milestones and/or deliverables.Â May take ownership of new project development and discovery for larger projects prior to funding and team ramp-up.
4) Other responsibilities include leading and executing outreach initiatives, internal and external communications, programmatic development, and event planning functions.Â Represent the Center for various business functions.Â Develop, build, and maintain successful business relationships with collaborators and stakeholders.Â Prepare and present reports to leadership.Â
1) Familiarity with general business practices.
2) Commitment to providing a high level of service and working in a team environment.
3) High degree of professionalism.
4) Attention to detail.
5) Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion.
6) Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
7) Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and under tight deadlines.
8) Strong analytical and organizational skills.
1)Experience with recruitment and human resource processes.
2) Experience in higher education research administration.
3) Experience working on scientific and/or engineering teams.
4) Experience with preaward and postaward research administration activities.
5) Experience with federal contract regulations and compliance.
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