Employer: University of Illinois – Chicago
Hiring Department: Office of Research Development
Job Title: Grad Hourly - Research Specialist
Additional Information: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/6530?c=uic
The Office of Research Development seeks a Graduate Hourly – Research Development in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR). This is a fully remote, year-round, part-time position. This role will assist in identifying and cataloging research-related funding opportunity announcements, news stories, and event announcements relevant to the UIC research enterprise.
Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct funding opportunity searches and curate funding opportunity lists in Pivot.
Collect funding opportunity announcements, news stories and event announcements from diverse sources including UIC campus/unit and funder websites and email newsletters (listservs).
On a weekly basis, compile and organize newly released limited submission funding opportunities in a shared document.
On a weekly basis, compile and organize non-limited funding opportunity announcements, news stories and event announcements in a shared document.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
- Must currently be enrolled in a graduate program at UIC.
- Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communications skills; are able to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks to meet strict weekly deadlines and are able to work independently.