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Center Coordinator
Post Date: 01/10/2022
Close Date: 01/24/2022
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$50,000 - $69,999


Job Description:
The Center Coordinator will support the College of Engineering (Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering department) with the administration of a National Science Foundation Center (CB2- Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites) and possible proposal review and submission.  The individual will also help support the College of Science and Mathematics (Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials) with the purchase and tracking of grant expenditures. 


Tasks involved would include:
*Proposal submission support - budget development, confirm compliance, collecting and formatting standard components, uploading documents.
*Develop marketing materials.
*Order research supply and materials for Coatings & Polymers department and faculty
*Assist faculty with grant expenditure planning and projections.
*Continue to develop and implement application process for grant awards administered by CB2, IME and the Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials.
*Coordinate receipt of applications and follow-up with applicants.
*Invoice and track member payments.
*Plan and coordinate activities related to CB2 events, such as the annual spring and fall meetings.
*Execute meetings, assist in developing resources, tools, training sessions and materials to broadly facilitate interactions with industries.
*Maintain databases to track activities and insure reliability of data for reporting purposes.
*Develop reports for CB2 relating to activity, events, outcomes and/or other metrics as needed.
*Maintain website for CB2
*Maintain contact lists

Work Schedule:
Monday thru Friday, regular NDSU office hours

Advertised Salary:
$50,000/year based upon experience

Applicant Materials Required:
Cover letter and resume

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications:
*Associates degree in business, office administration, or other related fields of study or STEM with administration experience.
*Minimum of two years of directly related experience in an administrative role.
*Valid Driver's license required - some travel required.
*Proficient computer skills with Microsoft office.
*Experience working with databases & spreadsheets
*Good interpersonal, oral & written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
*BA/BS plus 2 years of directly related business experience.
*Experience working with grant proposals and agreements.
*Experience working in Business Development

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