Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT AND EDUCATION SPECIALIST , Office of the Vice President for Research , to provide research administration support to the MIT community, applying advanced knowledge of research administration policies and in-depth understanding of MIT's research administration enterprise systems. Will serve as a resource to research administrators and provide support and education for systems, processes, policies, and best practices in research administration. Will act as first point-of-contact for research administrators regarding research administration policies, practices, sponsor requirements, and systems; collaborate with content experts across MIT to facilitate development/revision of roles-based curriculum for research administration that integrates policy and process with best practices; design and develop curriculum for the Kuali Coeus grants management system, including training materials, training modules, teaching aids; participate in research administration projects, particularly those tied to system and tool delivery for campus users; and assist with identifying and developing best practices for the MIT community. Will also provide key roles within project teams, including project management; business analysis; process documentation; quality assurance and end user testing; training design, development, and delivery; and communications.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least five years' experience in sponsored research administration and in an academic or related setting; broad experience with enterprise-wide systems including SAP and KC; ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal guidance, and learn and master complex systems and understand the interdependencies involved when updating and manipulating them; proven experience developing curriculum and delivering training; excellent project planning skills; ability to coordinate programs and logistics; strong customer service orientation; and ability to interact collegially with a wide variety of individuals. Job #17387-9
Internal Number: 17387
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