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Florida Atlantic University Assistant Director, Research Programs/Services in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University's College of Nursing is seeking an Assistant Director, Research Programs and Services, Boca Raton, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Through close collaboration with the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, this position coordinates faculty scholarship activities as well as archiving activities, including participation in developing policies and procedures appropriate to the position. The responsibilities include research and archival activities as noted below:

Research Activities (60% of the time):

  • Supporting faculty with preparation of applications for grants, including assisting with deadlines, formatting/editing, technology requirements and coordinating with the institutional review board to obtain approvals.

  • Developing and maintaining boilerplate materials for research, research training and research program proposals.

  • Assisting students with institutional review board approvals.

  • Supporting faculty and students with creating poster presentations.

  • Coordinating monthly research brown bag presentations.

  • Supporting the Research Advisory Council.

  • Providing writing support for CON magazine.

  • Assisting with processing grant-related travel and payroll.

  • Editing manuscripts and grants.

  • Coordinating administrative functions of the Office of Research and Scholarship to ensure smooth and efficient flow of work.

  • Representing the Office of Research and Scholarship in meetings with College of Nursing and University personnel.

  • Organizing and maintaining records and reports related to research and scholarly activities.

  • Updating website content.

  • Providing administrative support for the Associate Dean for Nursing Research and Scholarship.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Archival Activities (40% of the time):

  • Maintaining the Caring Archives as a functional unit of the College of Nursing for research use and exhibits.

  • Implementing procedures for accessioning Caring Archives materials and College of Nursing historical records, using accepted procedures of professional archiving organizations.

  • Collaborating with the Dean and the Nursing Faculty advisory committee(s) to provide guidance as to objectives, policy, scope and budget.

  • Coordinating and overseeing the work of any undergraduate or graduate students who may assist in developing exhibits, brochures, or other products relating to the Caring Archive and Museum.

  • Inventory, sorting objects/items, or lifting objects/items or storage boxes as needed with faculty, staff, others in the University and community, assuring effective use of resources and acquisitions of archival materials.

  • Facilitating visits with individual researchers, responding to general requests

  • Managing maintenance, repair, display issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of relevant work experience required. Higher education experience preferred.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Nursing


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday -Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment. Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

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Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.

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