Essential Functions: Job PurposeThe purpose of the position will be to assist the Principal Investigator and Project Manager to meet the tasks associated with the grant work. The role involves coordinating activities of the grant with our grant partners and the grant key personnel. The person selected for this position will need to serve as a resource to the key personnel in reference to the administrative management of the project. Finally, the role requires understanding of grant related activities and the day-to-day work of a federal grant.Essential Functions Interface with program/project staff and participants to assess and determine goals, objectives and needs; recommend procedural changes to support operational activities as needed. Prepare written correspondence, memorandum, and informational pieces on program activities. Communicate grant related activities to key personnel and partner agencies and their personnel.Coordinate and arrange program meetings, presentations, activities and services.Serve as liaison to various outside agencies, organizations, vendors, study groups or individuals and University personnel. Participate in specific project methodologies and initiatives.Collect and store data that is essential to the goals and objectives of grant functions.Keep abreast of developments in post grant activities and integrate such in the day-to-day work of the role. Resolve problems, answer questions and direct non-standard inquiries to appropriate personnel.
Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree?This person must have expertise in office management activities. ?Graduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. ?Strong analytical and problem solving skills. ?Ability to communicate effectively with others. ?Some knowledge and experience of structured interviewing techniques preferred. ?Ability to interact with various socio-economic groups and military veteran personal. ?Some knowledge of a specific discipline or the operational activities of an assigned area, e.g. psychology, computing technology, child development, teacher education, etc. ?Strong written and/or oral communication skills. ?Typically, incumbents have had experience working on service or research projects as a student intern or volunteer.
Internal Number: 76_205534
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.