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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Bioengineering naturally evolved from partnerships between engineering and medicine. Today, our faculty and students continually reach across traditional boundaries in education and research. The interdisciplinary scope of our research spans five overarching themes: regenerative medicine and biomaterials, molecular and cellular engineering, imaging and image-guided therapy, technology to improve access to health care, and systems and synthetic biology.
UW Bioengineering currently has an outstanding opportunity for a PROGRAM COORDINATOR.
The Program Coordinator provides complex administrative support for the Center for Dialysis Innovation and University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials 21st Century program. The position reports to the faculty director of the two centers and requires the incumbent to perform a variety of duties independently with limited direction from the faculty director. :
The Center for Dialysis Innovation (CDI) is a collaboration between the departments of Bioengineering and Nephrology. The CDI promotes research translation and engages faculty from clinical and engineering departments to collaborate on projects with a high likelihood of commercial success.
The University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials 21st Century program (UWEB-21) brings together a cross-disciplinary team of scientists, biologists, engineers, researchers and physicians, as well as industry leaders, to exploit specific biological mechanisms in the development of medical innovations.
Coordinate the CDI and UWEB-21 Programs:
Coordinate meetings and activities of the Center for Dialysis Innovation. Including: Annual meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board, Annual Scientific conference, site visits, investigator meetings, and special speakers.
Facilitate registration and logistics of the UWEB-21 Summer Short Course (intensive) including advertising event, collecting and documenting receipt of registration fees, and managing logistics (i.e. venue, catering, speaker travel).
Prepare meeting summaries and disseminate to participants. Proof read reports and documents prepared by others. Compile reports and other documents for distribution.
Facilitate receipt of payments for services.
Coordinate payroll, personnel and fiscal activities of the CDI and UWEB-21 Programs:
Coordinate payroll and costing for research staff and students for the CDI and UWEB-21.
Perform fiscal duties such as order supplies and services using UW's ARIBA system and coordinate with the department's fiscal staff on complex purchasing.
Prepare and submit fiscal reports and budget documents to the fiscal office according to department procedures.
Prepare budget reports for the CDI and CDI investigator projects.
Facilitate hiring CDI and UWEB-21 staff (temporary and regular)by working with the department's HR coordinator. Prepare job descriptions and obtain appropriate approvals.
Prepare annual budget proposal for non-personnel costs based on program priorities and projected travel and event costs.
Provide administrative support to the CDI Director of Translational Research and Commercialization and the Administrative Manager.
Assist the faculty director by responding to calendar requests and scheduling meetings as requested. Provide administrative support for special projects of the CDI and UWEB-21.
Participate in meetings of the CDI, UWEB-21 and Bioengineering department.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in research administration.
Use Word, Excel and other software to draft correspondence and prepare event materials.
Establish work priorities and coordinate them to meet deadlines
Ability to proofread documents for grammar and spelling.
Ability to maintain focus while dealing with interruptions.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse and inclusive department.
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CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may occasionally work evenings or weekends depending on events.
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
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