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Kansas State University
Posted: 05/24/2021
Program/Project Associate (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology)

Program/Project Associate (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology)

Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog

Job no: 510718

Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Veterinary Medicine

Pay Grade: 07A

About this Role:

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Program/Project Associate. The purpose of this position is to coordinates support functions for the CEZID program to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, timelines, funding restrictions or other specifications. May provide budget support for assigned program or project. The position will also assist with arrangements for special guests and visiting scholars and communicate arrangements to the visitor and associated parties. In addition, this position will assist with publishing newsletters, publications, posters and reports for distribution to the public in support of Center on Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (CEZID). This will also involve assistance with maintaining a project database and website along with the sorting, filing, retrieval and purging of office records and the organization of electronic documents. General administrative duties will also be assigned as needed. Work involves completing several steps and processes and analyzing multiple sources of data to identify facts and take required actions. In addition, this position requires the ability to work flexible hours for example periodically working evenings and weekends to support a conference or workshop.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

Duties / Responsibilities:

This position will coordinate Center meetings included but not limited to annual meetings, regional network meetings, project reviews with project leaders as well as day-to-day Center meetings and correspondence as needed. This position will assist with budget support in allocating and reviewing Center expenses. This position will help to ensure goals and objectives of the Center are met through reviewing regularly submitted project updates from project leaders, drafting quarterly summary reports of progress, and managing correspondence with Center leaders. This position will also assist in data tracking in our web-based data management system.

This position will assist with maintaining a project database and website along with general administrative duties as assigned.

This position will design and assist with publishing newsletters, publications, posters and reports for distribution to the public.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma

• Two years of relevant experience

• Must have a valid driver's license upon employment as there will be instances when position may require the use of a vehicle to pick up visitors and to complete various tasks as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in an office setting with maintaining records and review of information for accuracy and clarity

• Experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Scanning, Access database or other database software to manage records

• Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of records concerning various budgetary, personnel related matters as well as understand and handle sensitive information

• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills

• Must be able to type and proficient in the use of a computer, printer, phone, scanner, and copy machine

• Ability to build constructive and effective relationships with a wide range of people

• Strong customer-service attitude

• Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 17.00 - $ 25.84 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: May 24, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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