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Research Development Coordinator

Job Description

Updated: Nov 2, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Humanities Center

Job Opening ID: 45149
Reports To: Executive Director, Humanities Center
Working Title: Research Development Coordinator
Department: Humanities Center
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 006205
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
Position Summary:
The UCI Humanities Center fosters innovative collaborations that: Spark new knowledge – The Humanities Center provides our faculty and graduate students with financial resources, staffing support, and grant-writing consultation as they pursue human-centered responses to the grand challenges of our time. Foster vibrant intellectual communities – The Humanities Center fosters the ethos of interdisciplinary collaboration by sponsoring learning communities, public events, and research centers. Inspire conversations that matter – The Humanities Center is driven by the combined creative power of our faculty and students, internationally renowned visiting fellows, and members of the public passionately learning about and debating ideas that matter.
The Research Development Coordinator supports faculty, graduate students and administrators in the School of Humanities (SOH) in developing high-impact and quality proposals for submission to federal agencies and charitable foundations. Under general supervision of the Humanities Center executive director, the Research Development Coordinator will research funding opportunities, support graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with fellowship and grant applications, and help with special research development projects as needed. The Research Development Coordinator will manage the internal Humanities Center grant program for SOH faculty and graduate students.
Compensation Range:
$25.62 - $37.64
Department Website:
Two years’ experience researching funding opportunities and writing grant and fellowship proposals, and/or equivalent experience.
Advanced degree in a humanities discipline, such as history, literature, languages, ethnic studies, philosophy, visual studies or related area.
Writing skills to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences. Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus. Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers. Demonstrated ability to consistently display accuracy and attention to detail, with a commitment to producing top quality work products. Demonstrated experience in database and information searching. Knowledge of and experience working in a humanities academic research environment. Knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy .
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or eec@uci.edu .
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