Position Announcement Means, Paula 19 Aug 1998 11:29 EST

The following position is open at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Position:               Coordinator of Grants and Contracts

Reports to (Title):     Associate Director, Pre-Award

Department:             Office of Research Services
 Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

The Office of Research Services (ORS) is seeking a coordinator of grants
and contracts to provide assistance to faculty and staff in the submission
and negotiation of grants and contract proposals.

This position is responsible for the preparation and negotiation of
proposals and the timely transmittal to sponsoring agencies.  Applicant
must be knowledgeable of sponsoring agency regulations and capable of
implementing policies and procedures for the negotiation of grants and
contracts as well as ensuring compliance with policies of the university
and sponsoring agencies.  The Coordinator will develop and maintain liaison
relationships with sponsoring agency officers.  Must have ability to
interact with faculty in interpreting rules and regulations of university
and sponsoring agency and provide guidance in the preparation of proposals.
 Must possess strong interpersonal and problem solving skills, ability to
work under multiple deadlines.

A bachelor's degree is required with at least three years experience in the
administration of sponsored programs, preferably at an Institution of
higher education.

Applicants will be considered until the position is filled.  Please send a
cover letter, resume, salary requirements and names and addresses of at
least three references to:

Ms. Gwendolyn H. Daniels
Search Coordinator
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (m/c 672)
University of Illinois at Chicago
1737 W. Polk St., 310AOB
Chicago, IL 60612-7227
e-mail: xxxxxx@uic.edu

University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Paula M. Means, Interim Director
Office of Research Services
University of Illinois at Chicago
1737 W. Polk Street, M/C 672
Chicago, IL  60612
Voice: (312) 996-9406; Fax: (312) 996-9005