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Events and Programs – 45% Coordinate various program activities led by the Global Quantum Leap (GQL) program.
Educational bootcamps and short courses: Coordinate local arrangements and financials, prepare and send out schedules, assist with consulting fees and reimbursements for instructors, advertise on social media and via email, and assist with Zoom meeting logistics such as recordings if necessary. Work with Minnesota Nano Center (MNC) leadership to coordinate joint educational activities between the GQL and NSF-funded National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI). International Research and Training Experiences (IRTEs) for undergraduate students. Ad hoc (one-to-one) faculty and student exchanges. Coordinate housing and travel arrangements, stipend payments and reimbursements, advertise events and announcements on social media and via email. Ad hoc (one-to-one) exchanges for graduate students, postdocs and faculty. Coordinate housing and travel arrangements, stipend payments and reimbursements, advertise events and announcements on social media and via email.
Workshops: Coordinate local arrangements and financials, prepare and send out schedules, coordinate audio/visuals and poster sessions, programs, advertise on social media and via email, and assist with Zoom meeting logistics such as recordings if necessary. Roadmapping activities. Coordinate meeting schedules and record meeting outcomes.
Financial Management – 20%
Manage Project Finances: Manage spending of project funds per requirements of award and ensure project is on-budget overall and in various account categories. Monitor research accounts to ensure compliance with UMN, federal, and sponsor policies. Especially important is ensuring travel expenses and reimbursements for domestic and international participants are compliant with appropriate policies. Provide regular financial updates and spending projections to primary investigator.
Administrative – 20%
Schedule and manage regular meetings among investigators at Minnesota, domestic collaborators, and international partners. Collect information on publications resulting from project funding. Follow-up with participants to request acknowledgement of NSF funding.
Record publications associated with GQl project within reporting years to enable reporting to NSF.
Annual reports: Devise and manage a system for collecting information from investigators. Follow-up on missing information to ensure timely report submission. Coordinate contacts and mailing list. Ensure that the GQL has an updated and comprehensive mailing list so that notifications of events and results can be disseminated to the correct people. Manage different mailings lists based upon various research interests and institution type. Coordinate with GQL student staff. Supervise student staff who can perform such tasks as social media, website updates, and scheduling.
Communications and Marketing – 15%
Manage GQL Website: Manage content and organization for public website (globalquantumleap.org). Work with GQL student staff to keep site updated. Work with professional designers to add pages or make major changes as necessary. Update content of website including new program announcements, updates from program outcomes, new partners, etc.
Manage GQL Social Media: Maintain GQL Twitter and LinkedIn accounts and manage routine updates. Ensure updates are timely and provide appropriate content. Content can include new results from GQL participants and partners, as well as reposts of quantum-related news items.
Manage Other Communications: Coordinate communications with UMN CSE and partner institutions for major news items. Oversee special communication projects such as press releases and new interviews.
Required qualifications: BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 4 years. Position involves comparing, verifying and reconciling data to help center to achieve overall objectives.
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