Research Project Manager
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

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Graduate or professional degree.
Experience with writing grants, excellent oral and written communications skills.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and with tight deadlines.
Strong work ethic with proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
Experienced legal researcher.

Duties/Responsibilities
Oversee the Roy Wilkins Center projects, develops and monitors project budgets, submits human subject applications to the Institutional Review Board, works with the Office of Sponsored Projects, and prepares and manages project work plans. 60% time
Recruiting and supervising the full-time staff and graduate research assistants, as well as negotiating and managing subcontracts and contracts for professional services. ? 10%
Research new funding opportunities and assist in writing grant proposals and final reports. 10%
Establish and strengthen relationships with community partners and stakeholders and represents the Wilkins Center at various community events. 10% time
Oversee the day to day research of the Roy Wilkins Center, in close communications with the Roy Wilkins Center Director. 5%
Work closely with Humphrey School Financial Service Office to draft the annual budget and manage the Roy Wilkins Center Accounts. 2.5%
Acts as point of contact between Center and other units of Humphrey School, University of Minnesota, and external partners, funders, and vendors. 2.5%

Program/Unit Description
The Hubert H. Humphrey Institute ranks among the top 15 professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country; our program concentration in nonprofit management ranks fifth in the nation.
The Institute is widely recognized for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise to public and nonprofit organizations.

Application Instructions
Please apply online at: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=109289

Attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

Does this position require a background check?
No

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