Research Center Administrator—Job Standard
Job Family: Professional
Series: Research Professional
Job Code: 3271
This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.
Administer, oversee, and provide leadership in facilitating multiple research studies for a college/school within the University.
The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.
Administer, oversee, and provide leadership in facilitating
multiple research studies for a college/school within the University; use
judgment in prioritizing workflow, selecting methods and applying operational
processes; design and implement short- to long-term goals with general guidance;
develop operational, management, and financial processes and strategies; evaluate
and make recommendations related to processes, procedures, and policies to
ensure compliance with University standards and regulatory guidelines.
Administer budgeting processes and account management; develop and ensure consistent tracking and accounting processes; negotiate and develop contracts/budgets and approve expenditures; establish and document systems criteria; develop and provide high-level briefings and administrative and management reports; compose internal and external communications.
Provide information, consultation, and direction; respond to and address complex inquiries ensuring compliance with area guidelines; collaborate with and serve as a liaison with internal and external constituents; interpret and communicate area, procedural, and process information; research, negotiate, and resolve complex issues, opportunities, and outcomes; initiate and promote outreach and marketing activities to broaden community interest and participation.
Manage specialized training and operational activities; monitor and analyze communications, programs, or services to ensure consistency with mission and goals, organizational quality, effectiveness, and integrity based on a thorough knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures.
Education and experience equivalent to:
Master's degree in specialized field and four to six years' related experience required.
Last modified June 14 2013 09:08 AM