Friday, July 13, 2012

Coordinator of System Federal Relations - Coordinator of System Federal Relations - Washington, DC Earliest Start Date 09/04/2012 Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Monthly salary $4,201+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 900AM to 600PM Location Washington, DC Required Application Materials A Resume is required in order to apply Additional Information Purpose of Position To facilitate representation for the Office of Federal Relations (OFR) with the federal arena. Research sources to identify federal funding opportunities for the research function at System components. Develop and maintain relationships and knowledge of component institutions. Serve as in-house IT contact. Essential Functions Coordinate federal representation of UT System institutions by maintaining a working knowledge of the institutions, meeting with campus researchers on a regular basis, and contracting federal officials. Manage and monitor the federal appropriations process by developing and updating internal documents, coordinating required congressional meetings, and providing supporting documents. Coordinate appointments for system institution representatives with congressional members and staff, federal agencies, and the executive branch. Research federal funding and policy opportunities for System institutions. Act as liaison to federal officials on inquiries regarding general information about institutions, policies, programs, and admissions information. Coordinate visits by federal officials to UT institutions. Assist in hosting UT System grants conference for campus researchers. Develop agenda for annual UT System research and policy conference in Washington, DC. Monitor Congressional hearings and events. Prepare summaries of congressional and federal agency actions for internal review by Vice Chancellor, Associate Vice Chancellor, and System institutions. Manage OFR's online presence and external communications including website maintenance, legislative reports, news feeds, and conference print materials. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience. Preferred Qualifications None provided Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

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