Research Management Analyst - #689705

The Ohio State University


Date: 4 days ago

City: Columbus, Ohio

Salary: $53,800 - $71,700 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The Research Management Analyst reports to the Chief Administrative Officer of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and contributes to a broad range of research activity related to the college’s strategic research objectives. Primarily, this role oversees and administers publication journal activity and assists with management of center financial activity.



Essential Duties


Journal Administration
Assist journal editor(s) with administration and communication,



  • Monitor the journal submission and review process regarding the pipeline of manuscripts; provide continuous communication with Co-Editors in Chief and Managing Editor; alert editors about all new submissions; meet at least weekly with editors (virtual or in-person with advance notice).
  • Become familiar with and skilled at using Wiley’s Scholar One Manuscript submission system.


Research Financial Management Support

Assist Glenn College research center directors and operations managers with monitoring research personnel and project budgets to support analysis, reconciliation, and revising budgets on a regular basis,



  • Financial analysis and modeling - conduct modeling, forecasting, and reporting related to research center financial activity. Works with CAO, College Financial Analyst, center directors and operations managers to model in- and outflows, develop, implement, and reconcile budget projections, revenue enhancement scenarios, and business plans; conducts in-depth financial analysis of complex fiscal reports; reviews, confirms, and updates center data models as needed
  • Budget and financial management – conduct budget planning, analysis, and reporting related to research center financial activity. Allocates, monitors, and analyzes center budgets on research, gift, and other funds as applicable; manages multiple sources of funding, which may include sponsored research and federal restricted funds, grants, and contracts; reconciles and reports on financial actuals; works with principal investigators and center managers to identify concerns and constraints with budgetary projections and actuals, and to track and analyze allowable costs and budget latitude; assists the Chief Administrative Officer and College Financial Analyst with entering budget data into Workday or other University-approved financial planning systems; implements regular and periodic financial reconciliations, suggesting process modifications as needed; works closely with CAO and College Financial Analyst on financial stewardship, assisting with review and corrections of transactions in Workday as necessary.

The targeted salary range is $53,800 to $71,700



Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's Degree in Public Management or Policy, Business Administration, Data Analytics/Statistics, or related field, plus 2 years of relevant experience, is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and electronic file management are required. Evidence of excellent written communication skills and writing skills is required.



Desired Qualifications

A graduate degree in public affairs is desired. Higher education or public budgeting and planning experience or coursework is desired. Experience working in academic research with grants and contracts is highly valued. Experience working with data visualization tools, such as Tableau, is highly valued. Experience with the Workday financial management platform is valued.
Application Instructions



Applications will be accepted in Workday through Sunday, February 5, 2023. Please include a resume and cover letter in your application.



The Glenn College is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests that celebrates the fundamental value and dignity of everyone by recognizing differences and supporting individuality. We are dedicated to creating a brave space and promoting civil discourse that acknowledges and embraces diverse perspectives on issues and challenges that affect our community.



The Ohio State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.



The Work Environment and Culture:


The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is committed to inspiring and developing the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals who can handle complex issues and make change a reality in civic life. Ranked best in Ohio and 20th nationally all Public Affairs graduate schools in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report ratings, the Glenn College teaches its students how governments, nonprofits, and private firms can work together to serve the public and achieve results. The Glenn College is celebrating over 50 years of turning students’ passions into policy and is housed in Page Hall, a state-of-the-art building in the center of the university’s main campus in Columbus, Ohio.


The Ohio State University, the flagship public university of Ohio, is located in the state’s capital, Columbus. OSU is ranked 17th among the best public universities in the nation. Columbus is the 14th largest city in the United States and offers many cultural and recreational amenities. It was recently rated by Forbes as the #1 opportunity city in the country and by Time as being in the top 10 cities to start a new career.

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