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Work Arrangement: Hybrid (On-Site and Remote mix)
Requisition Number: 228391
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: UNIVERSITY
Date: Feb 13, 2023
Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
This position serves as the Assistant Director for Administration and Research Development at the Duke University Population Research Institute (DUPRI) and is involved in the core functions that support the Institute's administrative and research activities. This position reports to the DUPRI Director. It is involved in central administration and operations and in facilitating strategic planning for the Institute. It serves as primary liaison between DUPRI, its parent organization (Social Science Research Institute, SSRI), the Duke campus and beyond. The person in this position will (1) work with the DUPRI faculty directors (DUPRI Director and Associate Director) and interact with DUPRI faculty scholars to meet the research needs and coordinate activities associated with principal investigators and senior research staff; (2) support the DUPRI faculty directors to assess center-wide needs, and develop, implement, and evaluate strategies to meet those needs; (3) manage DUPRI staff (Program Coordinator and staff assistants); (4) coordinate with DUPRI computational, database and web management staff; (5) provide liaison with grants management staff and other relevant University administrative units.
Institute Administration 65%
Research Development (35%)
The individual in this position should have 1) experience working in a research environment, including initiating, planning, and managing the research process; 2) administrative experience including strategic planning, hiring and supervising staff as well as setting standards and monitoring performance, budget planning, and coordination of people and resources; 3) demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Familiarity with Duke's financial and personnel systems or willingness to quickly learn these systems, including SPS, SAP/R3, [email protected], etc.
The individual in this position will be expected to work mainly on Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina, with the possibility of considering a few hybrid options in line with the needs of the Institute.Minimum Qualifications Education
Bachelor's degree in English, communications, science, business or a related field. Advanced degree is highly desirable with demonstration of an understanding and familiarity with a broad range of science or technical subject matter.Experience
Seven years of experience working with extramural grants and contracts. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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