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Research Operations Administrator

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Research Operations Administrator


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12858
Department CON-Niedfelt Nursing Research Center 50001251
Business Unit College of Nursing
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, with work schedule mutually agreed upon
Remote/Telecommuting Hybrid (part-time working on site, part-time working off-site)
Position Summary
This position plays a key role in achieving the goals of the Niedfelt Nursing Research Center (NNRC) through the management and implementation of operational business activities. Responsible for the effective and efficient management of all financial research and human resource operations for the 5 College of Nursing (CON) divisions, reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Research. Duties include strategy setting and activity execution to enhance research productivity, human resource management, infrastructure project management, fiscal and business management, and other administrative/operational duties as assigned. This role functions as the technical resource and expert on financial and regulatory issues, advises assistant and associate deans, faculty, staff, and students, and ensures compliance with both university and external funding agencies’ policies and procedures for proposal submission and award management.
Position Details
Posting Category Operations
Working Title Research Operations Administrator
Job Title Admin Bus Op Specialist
Salary Grade AB24S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $70,600 - $113,000/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 03/22/2024
Application Review Date 03/29/2024
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Accounting, Finance, or Business Related field

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)

Required Experience 4 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Progressive administrative experience to include accounting, financial and personnel management, and research grants administration

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience)
Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to problem solve by critically evaluating alternative courses of action and arriving at solutions that are best for both the CON and UNMC.

Working knowledge of related technological resources/ software to include SAP and MS Office suite.

Demonstrated style of participatory leadership that fosters a climate of respect and collegiality to include competency regarding conflict management, supervision, mentoring and team building.

Proficiency in analytic reasoning to formulate budgets and administrative policies and processes.

Demonstrated understanding of regulatory framework and internal controls and ability to apply them within the College.

In-depth knowledge of federal grant policies (e.g., NIH, HRSA, DOD). Ability to act as liaison with sponsors, subcontractors, and collaborators across the enterprise.

Self-starter with high standards for personal and professional excellence, achievement, honesty, and integrity

Proven ability to manage and follow through on multiple priorities.

Ability to lead and assist staff on a variety of complex assignments, monitoring and projecting cost and other projects.

Well-developed written and oral communication skills, accurate decision-making ability to perform calmly within a limited time frame.
Preferred Education: Master's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Public or Business administration, behavioral/basic science or related field
Preferred Experience:
Progressively responsible administrative experience to include preparing, submitting, and monitoring federal grants, personnel management, and management of large-scale funding in a complex organization. Experience in an Academic Research Environment is a bonus.
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Access, SAP
Preferred Other Computer Applications: ADIS, Cayuse, PeopleAdmin
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge of e eRA Commons (e.g., Human Subjects System and RPPR modules).

Understanding of human resource administration and related regulatory environment.

Ability to cooperate and work with a diverse work group of professional and office-service staff.

Familiar with the University structure in the operation of an administrative unit.

Ability to adapt well to change and seek continuous learning and improvement.
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have progressive administrative experience to include accounting, financial and personnel management, and research grants administration?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do have progressive administrative experience to include accounting, financial and personnel management, and research grants administration, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted March 23, 2024
    Requisition Staff_12858
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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