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Research Development Associate (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Working Title: Research Development Associate

Department Name: Graduate Studies and Research

Division: Academic Affairs

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I

Classification Salary Range: $4,379 - $7,922 per month 

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $4,379 - $5,000 per month

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Department/Position:

Under the general supervision of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research and the day-to-day oversight of the Research Development Program Leader, the Research Development Associate will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators to promote and advance research, scholarship, and creative activities in all disciplines. The incumbent will support faculty and other key campus stakeholders in identifying and disseminating funding opportunities, developing grant proposals, co-facilitating research development events, and coordinating research compliance tasks in support of faculty scholarship.

The deadline-based nature of the position requires the incumbent to occasionally work outside of regular office hours.
Requires daily computer use.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and cultivate relationships with faculty, staff, and other key campus stakeholders to stay informed of current research and programmatic activities at CSUDH.
  • Stay abreast of current public and private funding trends and utilize grant databases to identify external funding opportunities aligned with stakeholder research interests and qualifications.
  • Administer internal grant competitions, including InfoReady design, launch, approval routing, and administrative review.
  • Support IRB and IACUC operations in collaboration with the Research Compliance Officer.
  • Collect required compliance documents, such as Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI), and review for completeness and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, equivalent to three years.
  • Cover letter

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • This position requires excellent interpersonal communication, writing, spelling, grammatical, and editing skills; sound judgment; and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills and a service-oriented attitude is required.
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to understand and explain funding agency requirements and federal regulations.
  • Computer competency and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and prior CSU experience preferred.
  • Competency with the software platforms Cayuse, InfoReady, and Visual Compliance preferred.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

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