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Coordinator, Training Grant Programs

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Posting Number: req9099

Department: UAHS Brain Science

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1670 East Drachman Street, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Center for Innovation in Brain Science (CIBS) is an organization with a specific mission: To create innovations in brain science of the future for those who need a cure today. With Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, and ALS as our primary focus, the center fosters a culture of innovative problem solving and creativity in all areas including the administrative side of this collaborative team effort.

CIBS is seeking a Training Grant Coordinator to oversee the administrative aspects of several training grants that seek to improve undergraduate access to under-served minorities, enhance the experience of diverse cohorts of PhD/MD seeking graduate students, and provide mentorship and resources to early career investigators.

For more on the center, please visit our website:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain project management system to track future, current, and past trainee data.
  • Maintain frequent contact with current trainees to ensure compliance with program specific requirements.
  • Assemble progress reporting requirements to be provided to Research Administrator for submission to sponsor.
  • Assist undergraduate students with matriculation and course enrollment.
  • Ensure undergraduate and graduate students are completing course requirements on schedule.
  • Work with PI's, business office, and student trainees on event scheduling, including winter and summer programs, and course specific meetings.
  • Reserve classrooms for courses and assist in D2L on behalf of faculty instructor.
  • Appoint and maintain NIH funded students in xTrain system.
  • Prepare draft revisions to program specific offer letters based on PI requests.
  • Coordinate with business office on student stipend disbursements, reimbursements, and other trainee financial requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and effectively with investigators, sponsors, and cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient with MS office (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), MS Windows, audio/video equipment, and online collaboration tools (e.g., Google Docs, Dropbox, OneDrive).
  • Works well under compressed deadlines.
  • Willingness to accommodate occasional weekend and evening hours when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $43,559 - $58,926

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Student Services Admin

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Laura deSteiguer | | 520-626-3211

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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