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Code: 032 Posted: 05/06/2014
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside welcomes internal applications for the Director of Research Administration and Grants (Official title: Director, Research Administration, No Prefix (M); title code:L88DM) position reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. At this time, only current UW employees will be considered.
This is a Limited 12 month annual appointment. A current member of the academic staff granted a limited appointment would not lose existing rights to an academic staff appointment by accepting this limited appointment, and a member of the faculty granted a limited appointment shall not lose existing rights to a faculty appointment by accepting the limited appointment per UW System policy 15.
The primary mission of the position is to administer new and existing grants effectively, introduce the faculty and staff to new grant opportunities with priority given to grants that are in line with the strategic and academic plans, to educate faculty and staff on "best practices" to increase the probability of receiving successful grants, to support the university's efforts to sustain and develop undergraduate research, to provide administrative expertise in support of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), and to coordinate with the UW System office and within the State and nationally as OIE's representative for Research Administration. This position is expected to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the grant application and administration processes to increase the capacity for additional grants for the University.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Review of Applications: Applications received by May 27th, 2014 are ensured full consideration. Only current UW employees are eligible for this position at this time.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following, preferably in electronic format:
Go to: http://my.wisconsin.edu. Click UW Careers for job listings. Then click "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login."
If you have questions about how to apply from the Self Service Careers site, please go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544.
If you have application questions call or email:
It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below.Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
About the University:
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to academic excellence, student success, diversity and inclusiveness, and community engagement. UW-Parkside grants bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 30 academic programs and currently enrolls 5,200 students, many of whom are first-generation and nontraditional. UW-Parkside is the most ethnically diverse campus in the University of Wisconsin System with more than 20% students of color and 19% faculty and instructional staff of color. UW-Parkside benefits from the cultural diversity of the communities it serves in southeast Wisconsin. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee urban corridor, much of the university's 700-acre campus has been preserved in its natural wooded and prairie state.The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Contact Name: Amanda Welbon
Contact Phone: (262) 595-2932
Contact Email: Amanda.Welbon@uwp.edu