Coordinator - Research Services
Job Number: P400
Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Clerical Support, Research and Sponsored Programs
Research and Sponsored Programs
$33,518 - $41,228; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Provide support for the Office of Research and Sponsored programs director and staff. Tasks include the administration of internal faculty and student grants such as application processes, hiring, purchasing, and travel. The coordinator will also be responsible for planning events, workshops, meetings, and trainings; maintaining the ORSP website, and serving as a central contact for communications, planning, and administration of internal operations and client support. Ongoing or reoccurring programs include events and activities related to the Undergraduate Research Experience and Creative Activity (URECA) program, the MT-Internal Grant Opportunities (MT-IGO) program, Scholars Week, Grant Writing Enhancement Program, Vice Provost for Research Advisory Board and University Research Council. Other duties as assigned.
Required Related Experience
At least two years of relevant experience in secretarial, clerical, project coordination, customer service, and/or other related fields.
Note: a high school diploma/high school equivalency and six years of progressively responsible experience as outlined above may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
Desirable Related Experience
Experience working in a higher education setting; Project coordination experience in a higher education and/or research setting.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & Resume Required
Special Instruction to Applicants
REQUIRED TESTING: Typing, Data Entry, 10 Key, Proofreading, Spelling, Bookkeeping, Word, and Excel. Tests are administered by Wood Personnel. To be considered, you must test no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 27, 2022.
Please click here or call Wood Personnel at 615-890-8400 to register to complete the testing online. The link will also be provided via email once your application is submitted.
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Vacation and Sick Leave
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: May 26, 2022
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