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Research Cyberinfrastructure Facilitation Manager

Job Group: Research
Job Subgroup: Research
Salary Range (Annual): 27: $84,800-173,360
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: RE080
  • Job Summary:
    Directs facilitation efforts and projects for various state-of-the-art cyber infrastructure (CI) systems, tools, and software to enhance research productivity. Partners with facilitators and researchers to co-create and co-learn research activities and relevant advanced computing and data capabilities both locally and nationally. Manages unit staff and develops and executes strategic initiatives regarding facilitation, training and education investments, outreach and engagement, and grant activities. Participates in and/or leads cross-functional management teams and projects. Establishes partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to advise on institutional CI investments.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Engages with researchers in their selection and use of relevant CI services, systems, tools, and computing strategies. Leverages an understanding of specific research activities and their use of CI solutions to serve as a liaison between research projects and collaborators and guide other staff in doing so. Recommends enhancements to workflows, software, and tools, and provides in-depth consultation to research projects in cooperation with supervised staff
    • Connects and coordinates interactions between researchers and technology providers. Directs and coordinates communications with systems and software/data professionals on the design of service enhancements
    • Develops and executes strategic direction for documentation and training of researchers to maximize their use of CI. Serves as a subject matter expert for trainings relevant to specific areas of science domain and technology, software, or tools
    • Communicates with internal and external collaborators around facilitation and service models. Contributes to strategic initiatives with research CI community members, presents at conferences, and/or publishes in peer reviewed journals
    • Provides consultation and contributes leadership for research proposals. May serve as Principal Investigator on research and/or CI proposals
    • Directs regular communications to researchers and other internal and external stakeholders. Participates in the planning and development of significant IT and research computing initiatives and strategies
    • Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • Education:
    Master's Degree Preferred Minimum
  • FLSA Status:
    Exempt
  • Institution Job:
    No
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
    Yes
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
    No
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    27: $84,800-173,360
  • Job Code:
    RE080: Research Cyberinfrastructure Facilitation Manager
  • Link directly to this job title: https://hr.wisc.edu/standard-job-descriptions/?q=RE080

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