This position will report to the Abell Endowed Chair in Synthetic Biology and provide day-to-day management and development support to his research program. He/She will manage the daily operations of current projects, coordinate the preparation of new funding proposals, and contribute to the program communication strategy. The individual in this position will collaborate with project stakeholders to ensure program resources are tracked and maintained accord with project commitment and serve as the program’s liaison with Engineering Research Business Operations (RBO), Dean’s Office, university administrative offices, and sponsors.
The responsibilities include proposal development (40%), management of currently funded projects (30%), administrative support (20%), and communication (10%). More detailed description of responsibilities is available on the CSU employment site.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted through the CSU employment site by 7/29/2018.
• Bachelor’s degree in life science, engineering, business administration or a related field; • Five (5) years of professional experience coordinating research projects; • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; • Ability to learn specialized applications quickly; • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders; • Must be legally eligible to work in the US by proposed start date because the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering will not sponsor a visa for this position.
• Graduate degree in science, engineering or business administration; • Experience managing finances and/or projects within an institution of higher education; • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; • Experience using WordPress to create web pages; • Experience preparing/submitting scientific research proposals and budgets; • Experience with Cost Accounting Standards and Uniform Guidance Requirements; • Experience using Kuali Financial System (KFS), Kuali Research (KR), and Oracle; • Experience using data management software (eThority, Access, Birst, etc.) to create reports; • Certification in Research Administration such as CRA, CPRA, CFRA.
Internal Number: 201800504AP
About Colorado State University
At a Glance
Location: In northern Colorado at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the Rocky Mountains
Population: Fort Collins is a midsize city of approximately 150,000.
Award-winning: Fort Collins was ranked the fourth-healthiest midsize city in America in a 2013 Gallup survey.
Enrollment: About 23,768 undergraduate students, 3,962 graduate students and 567 Professional Veterinary Medicine students
Faculty: About 1,600 faculty members
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Our world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than $300 million in research funding annually. Our professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture and construction management are ranked among the nation’s best.
Colorado State is the “university of choice” for Colorado residents; 30% of all of Colorado’s science, math, engineering and technology majors pursue degrees at CSU.
To date, more than 230,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees have been conferred at Colorado State, including more than 6,000 in 2011-2012. Our 184,5...86 living alumni are active in 27 geographic alumni groups representing 17 states (4 in Colorado and 23 out of state) and 16 common interest groups.
In addition to tackling critical local and global issues, CSU faculty provide an enriching and rewarding student learning experience. The approach — based on the land-grant philosophy — combines intellectual classroom pursuits with hands-on experience in the field and laboratory.
Colorado State’s Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement office hosts some of the strongest community-service programs in the country, with more than 6,000 students participating in university public outreach. CSU faculty played a significant role in the founding of the Peace Corps, and CSU remains one of the primary sources of Peace Corps volunteers today.
Colorado State’s rankings include its recognition as a top tier university in U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of “America’s Best Colleges and Universities,” as well as Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine’s ranking as one of the top public universities in the United States for educational quality and affordability.
Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a Mountain Campus. Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations.
Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.
Located north of the Denver metro area, CSU is about an hours drive to Denver International Airport.