Administrative Coordinator Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis College of Engineering
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The Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS) is one of the largest concentrations of electron and ion beam analytical microscopy instruments in any North American institution. CEMAS brings together multidisciplinary expertise to drive synergy, amplify characterization capabilities, and challenge what is possible in analytical electron microscopy. Our world-class multidisciplinary approach enables academic and business partners to “see more” than ever before. CEMAS is a full-service research facility – from extensive sample preparation laboratories to image-processing tools and support, and allows researchers to carry out their entire microscopy and analysis program at CEMAS. Located in a custom designed facility on The Ohio State University’s West Campus, every instrument in the facility meets or exceeds manufacturer performance specifications. We take pride in our facility and our people and hope to offer the utmost care and direction whether training a one-time guest user to assisting a faculty member prepare a substantial funding proposal. For these reasons, we are seeking a skilled administrative professional to coordinate the inner workings of our day-to-day operations, provide exceptional support to CEMAS faculty, staff, researchers, and guests, and represent our brand to internal and external partners.
The Administrative Associate 1, with a working title of Administrative Coordinator will plan and manage all administrative business operations for CEMAS and provide high-level support to the Director and associated leadership. This position will maintain an in-depth knowledge of priorities and activities within CEMAS, and serve as main point of contact to internal personnel as well as guests and facility users. The position will carry out fiscal functions, such as arranging travel and reimbursement request and managing sponsored projects for Principal Investigators, which includes preparing budgets, tracking award spending, and assisting with reports for internal and external stakeholders. This position will oversee reception functions for CEMAS, coordinate tours and events and associated materials, and maintain the CEMAS website and required training and facility logs.
Success in this role will require enthusiasm for coordination and management of administrative business functions in support of a fast-paced, technical research center. This will require a desire and aptitude to learn quickly and continue to develop and adapt to changing unit needs, while ensuring compliance within University policies and procedures.
Additional Information for Applicants::
To be considered, apply online at https://hr.osu.edu/careers/, job opening number: 446164. To be considered, please submit your application electronically via the Careers at Ohio State jobs website. Application materials must include a resume and cover letter. The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at visit.osu.edu/experience.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; considerable experience in an administrative capacity; knowledge of administrative policies and procedures; experience analyzing and tracking budgets; experience in grants management, development of research budgets and writing, editing, publications and/or; experience with event planning and/or coordination; student supervision experience.
Knowledge of university policies, rules and regulations strongly desired; knowledge or experience working in a university research department or center; attention to detail and thoroughness in work products; effective prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $52,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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