Job: ATSU - Sponsored Projects Coordinator-2 positions

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Jobing Description

Established in 1892 by A.T. Still, MD, DO, the founder of osteopathy, A.T. Still University began as the nation’s first college of osteopathic medicine and has evolved into a leading university of health sciences comprised of one college and five schools on two campuses and online. Today we offer master’s degrees across allied health disciplines; doctorates in health education, physical therapy, health sciences, and audiology; the doctor of dental medicine; and the doctor of osteopathic medicine.  ATSU’s Missouri campus is located in Kirksville, a growing community of nearly 20,000 residents. Within easy driving distance of major cities such as St. Louis and Kansas City, Kirksville offers a variety of cultural and recreational activities.

The sponsored projects coordinator will work with project director(s)/principal investigator(s) to handle the post-award management of funded sponsored projects.  S/he will monitor the sponsored projects for fiscal and programmatic compliance as well as assist the project director(s)/principal investigator(s) as needed in achieving their stated objectives/ specific aims.  S/he will be responsible for completing all respective post-award reports and continuation application requirements as well as providing assistance to faculty, staff, external consultants, and guest faculty as appropriate in the production, implementation, and assessment of sponsored project programming and materials.

This is a grant funded position which will end 9/30/2014.

Skills / Requirements

A bachelor’s degree or higher level degree is desired or the equivalent combination of education/experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired.

Applicants need experience:  (1) with bookkeeping/accounting, data tracking/assessment, technical writing, and project management; (2) in a highly productive and sometimes stressful environment; (3) working with several people and managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously; and (4) working independently and in a team environment.  Familiarity with higher education/academic medicine is beneficial.  Skills:  strong interpersonal communications; excellent written and oral communication skills; effective time management and organizational skills; advanced proofing and editing skills; strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills; excellent software knowledge/capability (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as a high proficiency in searching and conducting research via the Internet and handling electronic submissions of grant reports/applications.

Ideal candidate would be versatile, organized, and willing to work under pressure of deadlines on varied and diverse projects; a self-starter; show initiative; assertive yet tactful; resourceful; creative; and professional with ability to interact in a flexible and positive manner; committed to assisting in the educational process.

Important Notes

Please submit an ATSU application  resume and cover letter to:

This is a grant funded position which will end 9/30/2014.