18 days old

Research Project Administrator IV

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Research Project Administrator IV
Requisition Number RE22298
Working Title
Department Name 40130:Sponsored Projects Administration
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 47
Salary Range $54,142-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time; repetitive motion related to computer work; standing or walking with objects up to 10lbs; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; occasional job-related travel.


Monday -Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; and additional hours as needed.

Job Summary

Are you looking for your next great opportunity? I would love to have you join our team in Bluegrass country. Lexington Kentucky is a delightful combination of big-city conveniences and small-town friendliness, surrounded by beautiful horse farms and a great place to live and work. We have smooth bourbon and delicious regional dishes such as burgoo, beer cheese and modjeska candy, and the city fills with the excitement of horse racing every April and October at Keeneland.
At the University of Kentucky, the volume of sponsored project awards grew 25% last year and, as we continue to support our researchers, we are looking to fill a Research Administrator position in the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA). The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration supports the University’s commitment to pursuing interdisciplinary research and creative efforts to address challenges and disparities faced by the Commonwealth’s citizens. Our Research Administrators are responsible for the administration of external sponsored projects (grants and contracts) University wide. This includes acting as the University of Kentucky administrative liaison for sponsors and University faculty and staff; review, process, and submit proposals if applicable, award review and negotiation with sponsors; coordination wit the Office of Research Integrity, the IRB and other involved university offices.
If you have experience with management of sponsored projects, grant budgeting or compliance, please consider coming to the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Passed Certified Research Administrator Exam.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 07/19/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-06-18 Expires: 2020-07-18

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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