Employment Opportunities

Current open positions include Research Operations Managers and Accounts Specialist.

Research Operations Managers – 2 open positions

Project development Translate scientific goals into actionable plans and budgets. Select optimal techniques based on project requirements. Solicit, review, and align bids from commercial contractors and academic facilities. Prepare budgets, justifications, and other documentation for proposals to be submitted to project sponsors. Document and maintain records for vendor capabilities.

Operations management — Prepare documentation for operational plans, including contracts, shipments, permit applications, site-specific plans for health, safety, environmental and operations protocols, and others. Maintain, procure, prepare, and ship materials required for project operations. Travel to field sites to manage activities, represent the project team, train and collaborate with participants and contractors to ensure project requirements are met, track on-site activities, consumption of supplies, contractor performance, data collection, and others, and manage budgets and communicate with onsite and remote stakeholders in dynamic operational conditions.

Infrastructure development — Evaluate tools, equipment, instrumentation, cyberinfrastructure, and other resources for effectiveness and prioritize plans for improvement. Develop specific plans, budgets, and rationale for modifications and acquisitions prioritized, contributing to proposals as needed to obtain funds. Implement developments and integrate them into Facility operations.

Submit your application by December 20 for consideration in the first set of interviews.

Follow this link to find the full job description and application link for the Research Operations Manager Positions.

Accounts Specialist

Account review, processing, and reporting

  • Prepare and process financial journal entries and transactions for the unit.
  • Research, analyze and resolve general accounts transaction problems.
  • Prepare budgets and reports for facility staff.
  • Regularly review and analyze sponsored accounts.
  • Verify grant/contract, External and Internal Sales compliance.
  • Support the development of process improvements for the financial database.
  • Prepare forms required for sponsored project submission.
  • Prepare financial data for audits.
  • Coordinate with staff across departments and institutions to meet requirements.


  • Reconcile and assure proper use of procurement cards while verifying all procurement card transactions are accurately billed to the customer.
  • Prepare and submit expense reimbursement forms for visitors. Act as a resource for staff and visitors regarding reimbursement policies and procedures.
  • Serve as liaison between the unit and College financial cluster.
  • Maintain product and vendor information database.
  • Order supplies (office, lab, special order, etc.).
  • Check-in and register supplies as received.


  • Review orders to assure compliance with University policies.
  • Work with staff, customers, and the Office of Risk Management to develop contracts with external sales customers
  • Check invoices against price quotes.
  • Prepare invoice requests for the College financial cluster.
  • Act as the point of contact for customer questions concerning invoices.
  • Maintain customer information database.
  • Develop computer-assisted processes, guidelines, procedures or tools.
  • Attend financial meetings and other university functions to keep current on policy.
  • Assist with workshop/conference planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Follow this link to find the full job description and application link for the Accounts Specialist Position.