Sponsored Programs Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1481
Advertised Title Sponsored Programs Coordinator
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 016067
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Vice President Research
Minimum Position Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant area and two years of appropriate experience. Relevant experience may substitute for required education.

Special Conditions
Work Schedule

Monday- Friday
8:00am-4:30pm
Extended hours during peak periods

Posting Date 12/07/2017
Closing Date 12/20/2017
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range $50,000 - $53,000 per year
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at workforum.memphis.edu
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.
Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to assist faculty and staff with the academic discipline and research.
Ability to provide support to the University in their pursuit of external funding to support the research.
Ability to coordinate administrative and or operational functions with the unit Division under the supervisor of the management.

Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Pre-award Support and Compliance
Support OSP with the preparation and review of application materials for external funding when necessary to meet sponsor deadlines.
Ability to read and disseminate information contained in a grant announcement.
Ability to review and execute contracts and agreements.
Ensures applications for external funding are in compliance with all applicable regulations and funding requirements.
Experience with the use of electronic databases, submission systems, and commonly used software.
Assists in the management and coordination of non-financial, post award administration such as NCE, Carry-forward, closeout, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

Project Management :
Coordinates and supervises the daily operation of assigned projects related to research, reporting and compliance activities.
Serves as a secondary (back-up) support to update and maintain websites by editing, posting, and removing content. Gathers user feedback for website improvements and enhancements.
Assists with the coordination of strategic planning and development within the Division.
Assists with the coordination of data quality assurance, understand databases and University systems utilized within Division (such as Cayuse and BANNER), ability to compile data, generate and format reports.

Duties & Responsibilities

Leadership and Professional Characteristics, excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Must effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, time-sensitive, customer service environment. Must have a strong commitment to providing professional, timely, efficient, and courteous service to the university research community. Contribute to the on-going improvement of Division processes and systems and outreach, education and training initiatives.
Ability to apply critical and analytical thinking to evaluate alternatives, innovative
problem resolution, pro-active approach, initiative to resolve problems.
Capable of working under direct supervision to ensure timely completion of projects, make accommodations for unplanned assignments, adapts to changing priorities.
Contributes to creative problem solving skills and assist in the management a high volume of work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.
Maintains accurate and complete files and records across the Division.

Duties & Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Briefly describe your experience creating or maintaining a website or blog and your administration of social media (indicate none if no experience).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience and prior work with Banner or other university financial systems, as well as with Electronic Research Administration Systems (e.g. Cayuse).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript