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Research and Award Coordinator, College of Humanities

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

Posting Number: req12124

Department: Humanities Administration

Location: Main Campus

Address: Modern Languages Bldg., 1423 E. University Blvd., Room 345, Tucson, AZ 85719 USA

Position Highlights

The College of Humanities Deans Office is searching for a dynamic Research and Award Coordinator to join our team. This position will facilitate the college's internal awards program and support the research program. This position will provide support to the Associate Dean of Research on grant activity, and will coordinate internal award programs for faculty, staff and students.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities and inspire on campus and throughout the world a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry:

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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Awards: working with committees and departments to solicit nominations for internal awards (Outstanding Faculty, Outstanding GAT, Outstanding Senior, Dorrance, Chatfield, etc.); entering awards in a timely manner; managing award nominations in drupal; supporting the committees with award application packets; providing general administrative support to the award selection committees including scheduling of all committee meetings.
  • Research: assisting the Associate Dean of Research with proposal review; initiating preliminary budgets; working as a point of contact for faculty applying for sponsored projects.
  • Compliance: overseeing required training for the college (Preventing Harassment and Discrimination, Arizona Public Service Orientation, Security Awareness, etc.); college point of contact for conflict of commitment and conflict of interest.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Able to stay organized, managing interruptions, to ensure
    tasks get completed
  • Skill in communicating effectively with a diverse group
    of faculty, staff, and students
  • Able and willing to learn new policies, processes, and
    software quickly
  • Basic math skills
  • Positive disposition, and interest in providing excellent
    customer service to all our constituents

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required
  • 1 year of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with sponsored projects such as grants or contracts.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Outlook (email and calendar), Word, Excel and other MS office suite products.
  • Experience in Higher Ed
  • Experience with Box, Google and other cloud-based software
  • Experience and interest in working with multi-cultural and diverse faculty, staff and/or students

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $42,620 - $55,833

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



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Grant & Contract Admin

Job Function


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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Toni Alexander,

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload the required documents for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system)

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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