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Job ID: 181215

DCSITE Coordinator
Auburn University


Date Posted Mar. 14, 2022
Title DCSITE Coordinator
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Veterinary Medicine Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Veterinary Medicine - General
 
 

Job Summary
The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM) is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator of the Detection Canine Science, Innovation, Technology and Education (DCSITE) program

The Auburn University DCSITE program will serve as the primary academic resource to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for expertise in all areas of detection canine sciences. The DCSITE program will integrate best scientific practices in analytical chemistry, genetics, genomics, reproduction, veterinary and sports medicine, olfactory neuroscience, behavior and cognition, metrology, and engineering to advance detection canine sciences. For more information please visit: www.dcsite.org

This is a five (5) year limited term position. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.

The individual selected for this position provides support for extramural projects including proposal development assistance, review and approval, award review, accounting, and contract and grant management.
Essential Functions

1. Provides comprehensive project management oversight of DCSITE program operations to include budget management, resource allocation, expenditures, personnel, and reporting. Maintains compliance with numerous and complex policies, procedures, regulations, and contractual obligations to include animal use and care policies as well as procedures and regulations pertaining to use of hazardous materials. Provides timely and accurate information and status updates to research leadership.

2. Drives the execution of all stages of the project, ensuring that DCSITE program task objectives, project milestones, and key deliverables are executed on time and within budget according to the project plan. Monitors task completion and performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments, and resource modifications, as warranted. Monitors, identifies, and investigates barriers and develops solutions to complex problems. Regularly collaborates and partners with the Office of Risk Management, Office of the Vice President of Research & Economic Development, Office of Research Compliance, and subject matter experts across multiple colleges and schools.

3. Serves as liaison between the government sponsor(s) of DCSITE and AU via the DCSITE PI.

4. Collaborates with the DCSTE leadership team to develop and execute a communications strategy to disseminate DCSITE-driven national security solutions and technologies to sector-specific agencies whose assets, systems, and infrastructure are vital to economic, infrastructure, and supply chain security, as well as to public safety and national security.

5. Advocates for the DCSITE program as a unique resource for government agencies and critical end-user communities in public and private sectors. Fosters partnerships that enhance DCSITE capabilities and advance the DCSITE mission.

6. Performs other related duties critical to the operations of the DCSITE program.

At Auburn, our work changes lives. Learn more about Auburn’s impact, as well as generous employee benefits and opportunities by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the "best small towns in America," with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.


 
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