Iowa State University - Ames, IA

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The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and institutional and college leadership to increase the scale and impact of research activity across the University. The VPR Office seeks to fill a Program Assistant II position to provide support to two Associate Vice Presidents for Research (AVPR) involved in the delivery of program, opportunities, and services that promote ISU's research mission.

The Program Assistant II will assist the AVPRs in the management of internal and limited-submission funding opportunities, research awards, and faculty development opportunities as well as training in grantsmanship, responsible research, and related topics. The incumbent will also provide assistance in the management of centers and institutes at ISU and provide back-up fiscal support.

The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, andorganizational skills including the ability to manage multiple deadlines and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. S/he is expected to be an active member of the VPR team and to project professionalism in dealing with others.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of related experience OR a combination of related education and experience totaling 4 years. The experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the position.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors degree

Experience which demonstrates knowledge of the administration of sponsored research/grantsmanship

Experience supporting a senior-level administrator

Experience with budgets/fiscal processes

Minimum $34,097; commensurate with qualifications

Special Conditions
This position has been reissued with a new 'to ensure consideration date'.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three references

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Charlotte Bronson at or call 515-294-1609.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

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