The Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) brings together researchers, physicians and educators to focus on ways to prevent and treat cardiac problems through basic research, clinical investigation, diagnosis, treatment, and public education. This position provides leadership in planning, coordinating and managing all operations of the center's research, training and education missions. Responsibilities include policy analysis and development, fostering internal and external relationships, training grant management, directing media communications, and coordination of fundraising efforts. This position reports to Professor Hector Valdivia, the Director of CVRC.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Initiates, develops, and implements operational services that support a defined project, program, work unit, or function to advance program goals and objectives. May supervise staff and/or approve unit expenditures.
5% Plans, implements, executes, and evaluates existing strategies and objectives for a program and makes recommendations to unit leadership for program or function enhancement
5% Identifies workflow needs, contributes to the development of strategic and operational solutions, allocates resources, and implements new or revised unit operational policies and procedures
20% Schedules logistics and secures resources for program activities across multiple work units to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and specifications
20% Leads the development and preparation of periodic reports and financial statements, and records progress, status, or other special reports for leadership or external agencies
10% May assist in the development and monitoring of the unit or program budget and approve unit expenditures
20% Contributes to the preparation of proposals for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors
20% Provides administrative support to the T32 Training Grant on Translational Cardiovascular Research. This activity is under the direction of Professor Gail Robertson, Director of the Training Grant.
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Preferred Qualifications: - Previous experience in higher education administration. - Previous involvement in administration of research programs or research related activities in an academic environment. - Experience with program, budgetary, regulatory, and compliance requirements of major funding agencies (i.e., Federal, State, Private, and University System); and current knowledge of funding agencies' policies and procedures. - Direct experience with NIH T32 training grants, project management, research grant pre- and post-award, contracts, and sponsored research.
Skills and Abilities: - Effective oral and written communication skills. - Independent problem solving and analytical skills. - Strong skills in leadership, organization, prioritization, and training. - An outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach. - Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, university administrators and funding agency representatives. - The ability to be flexible in work assignments; ability to meet deadlines; independent problem solving and analytical abilities.
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The starting salary for the position is $70,000, but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. Please ensure your resume/cover letter address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.
You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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