Job Opportunities

06877P- Project Manager

Job Summary: Manages all project activities and priorities for the Director and team leads of the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center. Serves as project information manager and manage overall external communications with colleagues, collaborators, and funding agencies. Creates and maintains project plans for various externally funded projects. Tracks progress of milestones and deliverables. Manages and oversees task assignment for research teams. Oversees administration of all post-award contract and grants including budget monitoring and forecasting, processing and approval of various complex financial documents such as A21 effort reports, salary transfers, GEC, and transfer of funds documents. Manages projects and ensures compliance with reporting and accounting requirements. Resolves errors and discrepancies on C&G accounts as needed. Manages the compilation and submission of project progress reports to various funding agencies. Coordinates and facilitates collaborative research meetings, workshops, and conferences.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree and two years of high-level administrative experience.

Ideal candidate will have strong project management and managerial skills; ability to conceptualize and organize projects throughout the planning process; a solid understanding of accounting and finance, preferably in research institution; advanced knowledge of spreadsheets for account development, forecasting, and reporting; ability to quickly develop proficiency with University and external agency financial systems; a good understanding of financial management processes and potential impact on project deliverables and outcome; excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interpret agency guidelines and statements of work and formulate project plans and timelines; ability to foster and maintain collaborations with internal and external academic researchers; ability to deliver excellent outcomes under high degrees of pressure and sometimes short deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications: MIS, IS/IT Management, or Business Analytics degree.

To apply, visit jobs.iu.edu and search for job #06877P.

06835P- Senior Interaction Designer

Job Summary: Owns and leads all web and print design related activities at CNS. Conducts research and engages with companies to ensure CNS exploits the most advanced design methods, tools, and practices while complying with de-facto standards. S/he collaborates closely with the software development team in an Agile environment and facilitate the process of using programming languages to visual design; uses sketching, prototyping, and mockups to convey interfaces and interaction design concepts; develops specification documentation after meeting with existing and potential clients to inform discussions of design and user experience of product development; assesses product functionality and usability through overseeing the design of user studies; develops and optimizes the CNS visualization style guide to ensure professional design quality and incorporates findings of usability studies; coordinates the production and delivery of print and multimedia materials; develops and implements marketing plans to support the initiatives of both CNS and the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit; efficiently manages project demands to meet multiple deadlines; organizes and archives major design products for future use; supervises one or more Graphic Design Assistant(s) and effectively delegates responsibilities, writes weekly task lists, and supports the assistant(s) in the completion of the tasks; trains CNS faculty, staff, students; completes various other tasks as needed. This person must be able to work independently but coordinate all efforts effectively with the CNS team, clients, and funding agencies.

REQUIRED: Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or related field required and two years professional experience in both print and web design.

Leadership and team-management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Expert working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite. Proven developer experience with web presentation technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Ability to create seamless link between creative design and data driven information display. Familiarity with both Mac and Windows environments. Ability to understand complex and technical information of a scientific nature, extract essential information, and design for understandability and usability. Familiarity with information visualization techniques. Proven experience collaborating with a software development team. Able to perform detailed work, communicate verbally and in writing. Creativity in identifying complex problems and finding solutions quickly and accurately.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with photography, photo editing, videography, and video editing; Working experience with template languages such as Django.

To apply, visit jobs.iu.edu and search for job #06835P.

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