Drexel University ResearchAdministrative Coordinator Materials Engineering in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Position Title Research/Administrative Coordinator, Materials Engineering Requisition Number 8591 Job Overview The Dynamic Characterization group of Professor Mitra Taheri (http://drexel.edu/materials/research/groups/dcg/) within the Materials and Engineering Department is seeking a Research/Administrative Coordinator to oversee, actively monitor and maintain administrative operations related to on-going research efforts within the Dynamic Characterization group. Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. At least 3 years of research administrative experience. The candidate should be a self-starter, able to work independently, and ability/experience with writing technical papers. Applicants should have high attention to detail and superb written, communication and organizational skills. Posses a knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic accounting principles. Knowledge of Drexel's systems (Coeus, SmartSource, Web*Financials and Banner) is a plus. This is an administrative/technical position that does not incorporate involvement in research or publications. Essential Functions -Provides administrative support to PI, including but not limited to: reporting to government and other funding agencies; grant submissions (responsible for structuring and layout), electronic journal submissions, internal payroll and hiring submissions and monthly purchasing card reconciliations. -Maintains an adequate knowledge of the purchasing systems, policies and procedures. -Work with the PI to assess budgetary activities and develop productivity levels sufficient to meet time constraints established for procedures and projects. -Routinely monitor, update and edit the research group's website. -Orders laboratory supplies as needed. -Operates, evaluates and monitors lab improvement. -Works harmoniously with direct supervisor (PI), students, post-docs, ... For full info follow application link. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.