Research Support Coordinator

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21002181

The State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) at the University of Iowa, has a Research Support Coordinator position available. The successful candidate in this position will work closely with the SHL Grants Manager to ensure the grants for SHL are administered effectively and efficiently.

This position is eligible for a combination of on-campus and remote work. Work arrangement options will be discussed during the hiring process.

Position Status: 2 Year Specified Term

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The State Hygienic Laboratory's main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Park campus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb.

Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state’s public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa’s 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening.


Education or Equivalency Required
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Public Administration field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualificati ons
•    Knowledge of grants and contracts management experience, which includes pre- and post-award financial administration.
•    Ability to perform tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, including accurate record keeping.
•    Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and relationship management skills, and ability to interact positively with a diverse population.
•    Demonstrate working proficiency with Microsoft Office software, (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

Highly Desirable Qualifications
•    One year or more of grants and contracts management experience, which includes pre- and post-award financial administration.

Desirable Qualifications
•    Familiarity with University grant management systems.
•    Familiarity with environmental and/or public health programs.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Contact: Sarah Tillman (

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Application Details and Instructions:
Upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:
•    Cover Letter
•    Resume

Job ID: 74431

Posted 13 days ago

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