Research Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123355
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Research Coordinator
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: EDUC-College of Education
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

This position will support faculty and post-doctoral fellows in the College of Education and reports to the Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration. Responsibilities include: identifying funding opportunities for individual faculty and College centers; preparing materials and templates for proposals; monitoring relevant university, federal and state agency and local district deadlines, policies and procedures related to application submission. Assist Associate Dean for Research in developing faculty expertise in seeking funding; monitor college proposal activity and funding and prepare reports for the Dean and department chairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of 5 years experience related to research management and support, preferably in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Working knowledge of uniform guidance, electronic grant submissions, and general proposal development guidelines for various agencies
Working knowledge of various funding sources and searchable databases related to education and social and behavioral sciences
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and working in a deadline environment
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work individually with a variety of faculty

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/07/2017
Closing Date: 10/08/2017
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date 09/22/2017
Physical Demands

Communicating and meeting with faculty; use of computer software and internet searches; deadline dominated environment.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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