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UNIV - Senior Consultant - Office of Research Development

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - Research Administration
Sub Department: UNIV-2860000-Office Of Research Development
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Classified
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Administrative & Non-Clinical Professionals
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 7: $50,834.00 - $72,441.50 - $94,049.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: Salaried

 

Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of the Office of Research Development (ORD), this position will be responsible for supporting and enhancing MUSC’s center, research infrastructure, and training grant submissions. Will also educate the MUSC research community on best practices related to grant writing and application preparation.. This individual will be responsible for program management in the ORD with primary focus on grant development.

 

Job Duties: 

  • 30% - Provides critical strategic support for grants development (e.g. generating data and metrics, designing graphic elements, writing letters of support). Work with Principal Investigators of multidisciplinary center grants, training/career development grants and shared instrumentation grants to develop and enhance the competitiveness of their research proposals, representing MUSC’s expertise as a performance site for federal grants and contracts. Works across the MUSC enterprise to determine best ways to utilize informational systems to maintain and update metrics. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Develop and manage professional development workshops, webinars, and informational sessions that aim to: inform the MUSC research community of up-to-date and relevant changes to federal guidelines; educate faculty, academic staff, post-doctoral fellows, and students on successful grantsmanship strategies. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Working with ORD team members, provide consultations and tailored advice on funding strategy development to MUSC investigators; develop and manage processes for matching faculty and program research areas with identified announcements and RFPs for federal funding opportunities and public and private foundations. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Using standard NIH criteria, collect, refine, and customize faculty biographical sketches for use in federal applications; enter and maintain biosketch versions within the ORD Biosketch Database - (Essential)
  • 10% - Establish and maintain a range of customized datasets including databases and information resources for use in planning and preparing supporting materials for grant submissions. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Develop and publish web resources for NIH and non-NIH federal grants. - (Essential)

 

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Exceptional organizational skills; experience with federal and non-federal research grant development, event planning & coordination, graphic design, databases and website maintenance; proficiency with Mac and Windows operating systems, including MS Office Suite; working knowledge of MUSC’s research grants management systems is preferred.

 

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A bachelor's degree and four years of professional experience related to the position.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift, lower, push or pull objects 15 lbs. or more, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.