Engagement and Research Coordinator
Salary Range: $74,600/yr. - $141,000/yr.
Under general direction, responsible for understanding the
Resnick Agricultural Innovation Research Fund’s goals, capacities,
and industry needs to encourage research and innovation by faculty,
agricultural producers, food companies, pharmaceutical companies,
commodity boards, and other stakeholders interested in pistachio,
almond, and pomegranate by-products through facilitating the
awarding of competitive research grants as part of an annual
Request for Proposal (RFP) process.
Function with a high degree of autonomy. Under the direction of
leadership, coordinate the RFP Process, including overseeing the
engagement of industry and stakeholders, notification of awards,
tracking, and production of communications related to the goals and
outcomes of the Research Projects.
Ensure industry partners, researchers, faculty, stakeholders,
and leaders are informed throughout all aspects of the Resnick
Agricultural Innovation Research Fund’s activities. Work closely
with leaders, faculty, and stakeholders to generate reporting for
the Resnick Agricultural Innovation Research Fund’s annual
activities in accordance with established practice and as
Identify and qualify prospective partnerships by assessing
interest and evaluating their value to the University. In
collaboration with the campus Development Office, advise College
Development Officers and Chair about opportunities for major gifts
that can expand the College’s programs.
Continue to develop industry partnerships to establish a base of
reliable industry partners.
• Bachelor’s degree in related area / or equivalent experience
• Experience developing projects and managing outreach
activities with strategic planning for outreach and external
• Experience coordinating events and meetings for a diverse
group of attendees.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)
• Knowledge of Request for Proposal (RFP) processes and other
applicable processes for managing and coordinating research.
• Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working
relationships with a diverse group at all levels, including
colleagues, faculty, donors, and industry partners.
• Strong communication skills including active listening,
sensitivity, critical thinking, press relations, public speaking,
and development of publications and presentations.
• Productive in work volume, speed, quality, and consistency.
Ability to see projects through to completion on deadline and
satisfy industry partner and university goals.
• Advanced experience working in a university or academic
setting on research programs, including RFP, financial processes,
reporting and other systems.
• Experience with donor stewardship and reporting.
• Previous experience with industry/research coordination and
• Previous experience in quantitative analysis and financial
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)
• Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of managing research
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(COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy
(ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the
policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a
University-approved exception or deferral.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background
check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of
background investigation including criminal history and identity
To view full job description and submit an on-line
application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities
Job ID # 44645
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer