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Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Proposal Support Officer

Vice-President Research UNB Fredericton


Competition #:#161-13.14Closing Date:May 8, 2014 4:30PM
Employment Group:No GroupSalary or Rate:$38,495 - $48,118 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possible Hours per Week:Full -Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)Term until January 9, 2015 Leave Replacement Funding:External Funding

Function

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Research, Office of Research Services (STU), and to the Manager, Pre-Award Services, Office of Research Services (ORS) at the University of New Brunswick, the Officer will provide direct support to faculty at STU and UNB in the preparation of applications and proposals to be submitted to various agencies for the support of faculty research in the social sciences and humanities. Priorities in assigning tasks to the Officer will be determined by consultation with the Asst. Vice President Research (STU) and the Manager, Pre-Award Services (UNB).
Representative Responsibilities
• Review research applications and provide constructive feedback on content, writing, presentation and budget formulation.
• Liaise with granting agencies and research partners as required to support researchers in preparation of proposals and with reporting to the various agencies.
• Maintain good working relationships with faculty and academic administrative personnel and be knowledgeable about their respective units.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of the requirements of the universities’ funding sources and related university policies and procedures.
• Provide accurate data and information appropriate to UNB-ORS and STU-ORS mandates as required.
Requirements
• A University degree or demonstrated relevant experience in an academic or research environment is required.
• Demonstration of excellence in written skills, preferably with experience critically reviewing funding documents for format and content.
• Experience in successfully undertaking academic research.
• Demonstration of ability to tactfully dal with clientele.
• Familiarity with Tri-Council funding of university research.
• Computer literacy and demonstration of proficiency in electronic communications and word processing applications, preferably Microsoft.
• Experience doing online computerized applications for funding.
• Demonstration of organizational, analytical, and communication skills.
• Demonstration of an ability to work in a team environment.

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For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.


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