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Business Services Coordinator – Journey-195508

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Business Services Coordinator – Journey
Working Title Research Operations Specialist
Position Number 20031347
Vacancy ID P013034
Budgeted Hiring Range $31,888 – $46,000
Pay Band Information
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN07
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday — Friday, 8am — 5pm
Department Name and Number Carolina Population Center-631100
Date First Posted 07/09/2021
Closing Date 08/02/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Administrative/Clerical Support
Department Description
Since 1966, researchers at the Carolina Population Center have pioneered data collection and research techniques that move population science forward by emphasizing life course approaches, longitudinal surveys, the integration of biological measurement into social surveys, and attention to context and environment. We are also at the forefront of creating interdisciplinary training programs that integrate approaches from the social and biological sciences, building research capacity and training the next generation of scholars. Our faculty fellows address pressing research questions about population dynamics, fertility, health, mortality, migration, and the environment. Faculty come from multiple disciplines, benefitting from the cross-pollination of ideas. Our dedicated research and programming staff support fellows at every stage of project development, from conception through data collection or acquisition, analysis and dissemination, and project administration.
Its operating budget is derived from grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts awarded by federal agencies and private foundations, as well as from state funds.  CPC conducts research in the United States and in more than 50 foreign countries.  Its faculty fellows hold appointments with more than 15 UNC-Chapel Hill departments in the College of Arts and Science and in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Business, representing a wide range of academic disciplines.  For FY 2019-20, CPC received awards totaling $57 million, more than any other department.  Expenditures for CPC for FY 2019 totaled $63 million.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Position Description
The Research Operations Specialist joins a team of five research administrators and two administrative associates at the Carolina Population Center. The Research Operations Specialist will provide support post-award activities, including routine transactional accounting, PAAT processing, travel processing, and archival functions.  The position also includes executive assistant duties serving the Director and two Deputy Directors, assisting CPC research projects, and will coordinate center-wide functions.  Additionally, the position will collaborate with the Measure Program administrative staff.   This position is required to be in the Chapel Hill office 5 days/week. 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Attention to detail is extremely important as this position will be working with the finance staff with verification of funding as well as processing payments, vouchers, purchase requests, travel and journals.
Providing executive assistance to the Director and Deputy Directors.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and Outlook.
Preferred Qualifications
ConnectCarolina Finance experience preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

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  1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Business Services Coordinator position.
    • Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate degree in business administration or a related field
    • Associate's degree in business administration or a related field and 2 years of related experience
    • Combination of post-high school education and 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years experience)
    • High school diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of experience)
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have experience working with ConnectCarolina? If yes, please elaborate

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