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UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Professional / Administrative Job Specification 
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JOB TITLE: Senior Research Facilitator
CLASS CODE: 000664  

JOB SUMMARY

Direct external and internal communications efforts of the unit. Assist in the coordination of the research activities including assisting in formulating research goals, preparing proposals, budget statements and writing grant proposals. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Design research methodologies and projects which carry out unit research goals and objectives.

Assist in planning programs of strategy addressing service and education needs.

Identify sources of funding, prepare grant proposals and follow up the requests.

Meet with faculty committees to develop research plans.

May coordinate publication and develop a marketing strategy for disseminating faculty publications and products.

Analyze data and prepare results for presentation, publication and special reports.

Monitor legislative and government agency action for their impact on service, education, research and funding.

Conduct critical analysis and summarize literature relevant to the activities of the unit and prepare reports.

Monitor budget expenditures for funded projects.

Act as liaison in research area with granting agencies, research foundations, the community and other institutions.

Provide instruction to assigned staff.

Perform other administrative and management duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Master's degree in English, Journalism, a Social Science or related field. 

EXPERIENCE

Four years of experience in designing research methodologies, implementing research data analysis and reporting, and grant writing. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted


The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented. 

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