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The Research Development Unit (RDU) of the UC San Diego Research Service Core (RSC) oversees complex campus-wide or multi-disciplinary research funding opportunities and directs the preparation of complex research proposals.
The RDU provides services to faculty within VCHS that includes the identification of funding resources, outreach to federal and not-for-profit funding agencies regarding future opportunities and management of a professional team responsible for the preparation of large interdisciplinary proposals or complex funding opportunities; research team building; identification of funding opportunities and targeted dissemination; and outreach and training activities designed to support extramural research funding opportunities.
Reporting to the Director Research Service Core, with direction from the Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine, the Unit will coordinate with UCSD leadership and effective collaboration with faculty and the Vice Chancellor for Research, Deans and other important stakeholders.
The Information Systems Project Manager is responsible for project management and coordination of sponsored research administration programs and information systems; to include analysis, development, implementation and maintenance. Will provide high-level technical analysis, advice, and support for needs assessment, requirements, content, and applications development. Will participate in the development of continuous quality improvements designed to increase departmental effectiveness in providing critical technical and programmatic support to the Sponsored Research efforts at UCSD.
Responsible for collecting and managing Research Administration qualitative and quantitative data as required by VCHS Leadership, RSC Leadership, investigators, department staff and sponsors. Will coordinate and oversee systems development, implementation, support and maintenance with other ACT and VCHS technical management and personnel and representatives of UCSD administrative offices. Within scope of responsibility, will represent Research Service Core (RSC) on campus wide teams, workgroups, and committees and in administrative meetings.
Graduation from college with a major in computer science, information technology, business administration, economics, statistics, educational administration, political science, or an allied field, and two (2) years of experience in information technology focusing on administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge relating to the design and development of software. Basic knowledge of secure software development.
Proven ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals and software.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance. Knowledge of incident response procedures. Ability to follow software specifications.
Knowledge of business processes and procedures. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Demonstrated knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards. Experience with database administration.
Strong skill in using business computer applications including word processing, calendar, email, spreadsheet, database, data visualization and presentation software.
Proven knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies. Proven skills applying security controls to computer software and hardware.
Demonstrated understanding of how system management actions affect users and dependent/ related functions.
Demonstrated skill to independently analyze complex situations and data and logically develop clear and concise reports or recommendations.
Strong analytical skills to recognize problems, develop potential solutions, implement appropriate solutions, and evaluate results or progress.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Solid ability to focus on both the conceptual and quantitative aspects of projects. Ability to use in
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