Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) Coordinator
Professional & Scientific
Required Minimum Quals:
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Bachelorâs degree in Business-related field. Demonstrated experience with electronic records, especially the utilization of spreadsheets, calendars, word processing, database, presentation software, and e-mail applications. Budget development, personnel and information systems experience. Experience with web site development/management. Experience monitoring and reconciling accounts. Project coordination and/or management experience. Demonstrated ability to design and prepare reports. Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures. Event management experience.
Ames Laboratory, a Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory, affiliated with Iowa State University, is seeking an EFRC Coordinator to oversee operational aspects of two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) within the Divisions of Chemical and Biological Sciences (DCBS) and Materials Sciences and Engineering (DMSE).
Responsibilities of the position include the preparation and development of budgets, budget projections, and other information for use in account management, and annual and monthly reports; administration of personnel actions including faculty, postdocs, student (graduate and undergraduate), Professional and Scientific employees, and visiting personnel; coordination of communications and events; participation in program reviews; coordination of proposal submissions; and preparation of annual reports. This position also serves as a program resource, supervises part-time undergraduate students as necessary; maintains awareness of relevant ISU and Ames Laboratory policies and procedures, and serves as central information source for the principal investigators, staff, and students within the EFRCs and their respective Divisions, as well as a liaison to other ISU and Ames Laboratory operational personnel.
The successful candidate will possess the ability to gather, analyze, and assemble data and prepare reports according to required formats by the funding agency, the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and the ability to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students, and external sponsoring agencies in order to perform tasks required of this position.
The University is in the process of implementing a new classification and compensation structure. The impending change is expected to be completed by Fall 2020. Any P&S employee hired through this posting may be assigned a new title and associated pay grade upon the employment start date (and after the initial offer), commensurate with qualifications required for the position. The duties and responsibilities of the posted position, in addition to compensation offered, will not be affected by this process.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Original Posting Date:
September 16, 2020
Posting Close Time:
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.