Research Program Administrator 5639BR VP for Research Personalized Healthcare Technology
Detailed Job Description The function of the research program administrator is to provide support for sponsored research activities to principal investigator(s), and support for PHT180 initiative activities. Specific responsibilities include:
Research administration / reporting functions and financial forecasting for sponsored research.
Manage initiatives, coordinate efforts of leadership and affiliated faculty organize and maintain documentation and resources develop reports.
Oversee websites and social media platforms; draft and edit copy for announcements and news article.
Coordinate various projects using cloud technologies such as Trello, Google Drive, and Slack.
Handle HR processes related to faculty, staff, and student hiring, HR, and payroll.
Maintain budgets and all aspects of financial resources and reporting
Coordinate with Sponsored Research Services (SRS) office to complete and review progress reports. Act as liaison between subcontract sites and SRS to complete reports.
Manage extensive portfolio projects for the Principle Investigators (PIs) including financial analysis and forecasting for long-term planning and project closeout.
Handle new service requests for affiliated faculty members including app development, student hiring, and meeting planning.
Proactive coordination of events and meetings with affiliated faculty network.
Management of PHT180 student resources supporting affiliated faculty by hiring, approving hours and tracking effort.
Coordination of meetings and events for PHT180.
Internal and external report generation.
This is a full-time position, but part-time will be considered for exceptional candidates who require part time.
Department/College Description As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RITs core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of 3-5 years prior experience in an administrative position, preferably in an academic or research environment with demonstrated financial competency in budget management and projections.
Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgment.
Strong reading, writing, computing, and interpersonal communication skills
Expertise with Microsoft Office and have ability to learn RIT systems quickly.
Specialized skills: Must be able to manage multiple tasks; have strong reasoning skills; possess an astute understanding of the nature of higher education; be able to articulate capabilities of RIT to granting agencies; and possess initiative, foresight, and diplomacy.
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Required Application Documents
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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