Posting Summary: The Office of Sponsored Programs within UVAFinance is seeking an Assistant Director of Electronic Research Administration to join their team. The individual in this role assists in managing the development, deployment, use, and ongoing evaluation/benchmarking of systems and informational tools relating broadly to the pre-award and post-award business functions at the University of Virginia.
The UVAFinance team recently adopted a vision to become the valued and trusted financial partner that the University community turns to first. The Assistant Director of Electronic Research Administration is integral to achieving this vision; he/she will be focused on collaborating widely with internal stakeholders in helping to realize a cohesive vision at the institutional level for data and systems in service to the University's research mission, and consistent with the objectives in the University's strategic plan. The Assistant Director of Electronic Research Administration will serve as a consultant to implement data strategy and provide insights that support the UVAFinance mission and vision. The Assistant Director of Electronic Research Administration will be a champion of lean thinking and collaboration, communicating and negotiating across organizational lines to successfully resource, budget, schedule, and scope the project. The Assistant Director of Electronic Research Administration must represent the UVAFinance core values: to be (1) an impeccable source of information and (2) a collaborative partner; to provide (3) service excellence and (4) communication.
Required qualifications include but are not limited to: - Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent - Considerable (4-7 years) experience maintaining a progressive electronic research administration environment, preferably in a higher education environment.
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $100,000-$110,000 and is commensurate upon qualifications.
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply to https://jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0621097.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: Track record of maintaining a progressive electronic research administration environment, preferably in a higher education environment.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Preferred Specific Experience: Programming (e.g., SQL)/IT/systems/data management experience preferred. Experience with Adobe forms preferred. Experience designing and critically evaluating data and information flow throughout organizations preferred. Experience with information security relating to research and sponsored programs (e.g. FISMA, CUI, FERPA, HIPAA) preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate exceptional project management skills.
Proven ability to communicate information to all levels of the institution, including University leadership, faculty, management, staff, and other community members.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate deep understanding of the role of sponsored programs in support of the University's mission and strategic aims.
Strong functional knowledge of sponsored programs preferred. Demonstrate fluency in federal policies related to information and information technology affecting research in higher education, including the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (frequently termed "FISMA") as well as NIST 800.171, "Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations". Demonstrate understanding of business needs and trends in computing and information management in higher education.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
Preferred Computer Applications: Experience managing and updating websites, and administering listservs via SYMPA preferred.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.