The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) promotes excellence in research at California Polytechnic State University, both basic and applied, as fundamental to the mission of the University and essential to California’s economic and civic vitality. ORED is committed to enhancing these efforts by providing administrative and financial support, including identification of funding opportunities, proposal submission, research compliance, and contracts and grant administration. The office promotes the development and function of centers and institutes, essential core facilities, and emboldens innovation and economic development through strategic partnering and industry engagement initiatives. Cal Poly has a long tradition of interdisciplinary research that continues through the production of new knowledge and innovative solutions to society’s grand challenges. In support of ORED goals, the Office of Corporate Engagement / Innovation (CEI), is responsible for administering industry/for-profit contract research/outreach, economic development, entrepreneurship support, intellectual property, and the Cal Poly Technology Park. The Associate Vice President (AVP) of Corporate Engagement / Innovation (CEI) reports directly to the Vice President of ORED.
Reporting directly to the AVP – CEI, this position is responsible for providing administrative support to the AVP, as well as supporting the CEI staff. This position will coordinate work effort through the AVP – CEI with the Grants Development Office (GDO), Sponsored Programs Office (SPO), and other operating units within ORED.
The Administrative Analyst provides high-level administrative support in a complex environment to ensure the day-to-day fulfillment of the responsibilities of the AVP. The purpose of this role is to provide broad clerical and administrative support for the day-to-day operations of CEI, including, but not limited to, receptionist duties, event coordination, mailings, communications, correspondence, web content, database support, and required forms and submittals for industry contracting, intellectual property, technology park operations, and budget activity and travel needs. This position will have ongoing contact with Corporation leadership and other university administrators and committees, in addition to students, faculty, staff, service providers, and the general public.
Work is specialized and of a highly sensitive and confidential nature. Working relatively independently, the individual in this position must be able to use their own initiative in organizing work assignments and determining the most effective means for completing assigned duties as well as having the ability to assess the significance of ongoing operations. The individual must be able to use effective communication and listening skills with the ability to make decisions on a daily basis regarding the routing of inquiries based on procedures and policies.
Salary Range: $40,497-$60,756 per annum
Apply here: https://www.calpolycorporationjobs.org/postings/1421
Cal Poly Corporation provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid sick leave/vacation and holidays. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check, educational and employment verification, and reference check, as required.
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