UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic/feeds/massmail.rss Campus announcements en-us Fri, 17 May 2013 18:52:23 -0500 60 UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/favicon.png http://www.uic.edu/uic Campus announcements [INFO] Limited Competitions The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Research Development Services, announces the following limited competition opportunities from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Please note some have rapid internal deadlines. Advanced authorization is required from Research Development Services to apply for a limited competition. <br /><br />Table of Contents<br />1. NIH RFA-ES-16-011 BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) <br />2. NRC NRC-HQ-60-17-FOA-0001 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Scholarship and Fellowship Education Grant, Faculty Development Grants<br />3. NSF 16-591 Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC)<br />4. NSF 16-503 Research Traineeship (NRT) Program<br />5. NSF 16-593 Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN)Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs<br /><br />Summary<br />1. NIH RFA-ES-16-011 BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) – The over-arching goal of this BD2K R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. UIC may submit only one proposal. For additional information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nih-rfa-es16. <br />2. NRC-HQ-60-17-FOA-0001 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Scholarship and Fellowship Education Grant, Faculty Development Grants - The primary objective is to support scholarships for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials. The nuclear-related discipline supported by this funding is intended to benefit the nuclear sector broadly. UIC may submit only one application for the Scholarship Program and one application for the Fellowship Program. For additional information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nrc-nrcf16. <br />3. NSF 16-591 Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) – This program supports academe-industry partnerships which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team collaborating with a least one industry partner. There is a heavy emphasis on the quality, composition, and participation of the partners, including their appropriate contributions. UIC may submit two proposals. For additional information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf-pbibic. <br />4. NSF 16-503 Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – this program supports the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program includes two tracks: the Traineeship Track and the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track. UIC may participate in 2 for the Traineeship Track, 2 for the Innovations in Graduate Education Track (including as lead or non-lead). For additional information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf-rtp16. <br />5. NSF 16-593 Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs - The goals of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) are to: 1) accelerate the transformation of nanoscience to nanotechnology through the integration of simulation with experimentation; 2) engage an ever-larger and more diverse cyber community sharing novel, high-quality nanoscale computation and simulation research and educational resources; 3) develop open-access, open-source software to stimulate data sharing; and 4) inspire and educate the next-generation workforce. UIC may submit only one proposal per Node content area in this solicitation. For additional information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf-ncn16. <br />Note:<br />• Preference may be given for resubmissions only if the sponsor provided extramural reviews AND those reviews suggest enthusiasm and/or encouraged resubmission. Reviews MUST be attached to the internal LOI form for consideration.<br /><br />• If you cannot reach the desired page by clicking on the link provided, try copying the full URL into your browser's address bar. There should be no spaces in the URL.<br /><br />• Please review guidelines and eligibility requirements before submitting an internal LOI. <br /><br />• If you would like to apply for a limited competition not currently posted at our website at http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/ovcr/research/funding/limited_competitions.shtml please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:53:09 -0500 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:53:09 -0500 [INFO] Spark 2016! SPARK 2016!<br /><br />UIC Hosts a free, exclusive back-to-school music festival just for our UIC students each fall semester called SPARK! In 2010, Spark in the Park was designed to bring local, up and coming, nationally known artists to campus. Past headliners and special guests were The Cool Kids, Flosstradamus, The Hood Internet, Barefoot Truth, Foolight Frenzy, Girl Talk, Kid Cudi, Lupe Fiasco, Childish Gambino, Santigold, Chance the Rapper, Frankie Knuckles, Griz, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Wale, and Twenty One Pilots.<br /><br />The music festival offers an eclectic mix of entertainment for UIC’s diverse campus community. In 2015, we featured our Battle of the Bands winner to join the main stage and perform their classmates and welcomes a new SPARK student committee to assist with planning. For 2016, we are happy to now include the DJ Battle winner to kick off the great UIC night!<br /><br />This year’s SPARK artists are Travis Scott with special guests Young Thug, and Daya. UIC’s very own Battle of the Band's Winner Splor and DJ Battle Winner Nexus & Aztro will open the show!<br /><br />Thursday, September 1, 2016<br />Doors open at 5:00 pm<br />Show starts 7:00 pm<br />UIC Pavilion<br />525 S. Racine Ave.<br />The first 2000 students will be allowed on the floor level.<br /><br />Free admission for current UIC students, faculty, and staff with a valid i-card. Limited tickets for verified UIC alumni are available at http:// go.uic.edu/SparkAlumni.<br /><br />No bags, no re-entry. UIC reserves the right to refuse admission to the event.<br /><br />Be sure to keep up with any official updates on our SPARK Facebook page and hashtag #SPARKUIC, as well as our Center for Student Involvement social media pages.<br /><br />For questions, contact the Center for Student Involvement at studentinvolvement@uic.edu.<br /><br />UIC Student Affair/ Center for Student Involvement logo<br />https://www.facebook.com/UICCSI<br />https://twitter.com/uiccsi<br />https://www.instagram.com/uiccsi <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:52:54 -0500 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:52:54 -0500 [INFO] Ever wonder how your brain activity relates to your anxiety? We’re doing a non-treatment, non-medication research study at the University of Illinois at Chicago on how brain activity relates to emotion. If you or someone you know has struggled with anxiety and would like to participate, please call us.<br /><br />Participants must be between 18 and 30 yrs. old, right handed, and have a biological sibling in the Chicago area who may also be willing to be in the study. The study is non-invasive. <br /><br />Qualified participants will be paid $130.<br /><br />Contact Danelle Hee at the Chicago Lab of Emotion and Physiology:<br /><br />312-413-2681 <br /><br />Principal Investigator: Dr. Stewart Shankman, Psychology, UIC IRB Protocol # 2012-0646 <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:51:14 -0500 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:51:14 -0500 [INFO] UIC Cheer & Dance Auditions The NATIONALLY competitive UIC Cheer & UIC Dancing Flames are holding their fall auditions for the 2016-17 season. Spirit teams participate in most home Athletic department events, as well as other campus & community opportunities. Members may have the opportunity to compete Nationally. Both teams are co-ed teams and welcome any UIC student to audition.<br /><br />Not interested in Cheer or Dance, but want to be a part of the Spirit Team? We are looking for student mascots to be Sparky Jr. during Athletic department events throughout the season! Visit our website for more information. <br /><br />DANCE AUDITIONS<br /><br />WORKSHOP: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH 5-7PM FEE: $10<br /><br />AUDITIONS: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH 4-8:30PM $25<br /><br />P.E.B. DANCE STUDIO 901 W. ROOSEVELT RD. <br /><br /><br />FOR TRYOUT REQUIREMENTS, MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP PLEAS VISIT: <br /><br />www.uicflames.com/sports/2016/6/14/school-bio-ilch-spirit-groups-html.aspx<br /><br />ALL CANDIDATES MUST R.S.V.P TO COACH LOCOCO FOR TRYOUT PACKET, ALL WAIVERS, SHOW PROOF OF INSURANCE AND HAVE A PHYSICAL DATED WITHIN A YEAR SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN TO ATTEND CLINICS AND AUDITIONS<br /><br /><br />CHEER TRYOUTS<br /><br />CLINIC: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH 6:00-9:00PM $10<br /><br />TRYOUTS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH 6:00-9:00PM $25 <br /><br /><br />FOR TRYOUT REQUIREMENTS, MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP PLEAS VISIT: <br /><br />www.uicflames.com/sports/2016/6/14/school-bio-ilch-spirit-groups-html.aspx<br /><br />ALL CANDIDATES MUST R.S.V.P TO COACH CARPIO FOR TRYOUT PACKET, ALL WAIVERS, SHOW PROOF OF INSURANCE AND HAVE A PHYSICAL DATED WITHIN A YEAR SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN TO ATTEND CLINICS AND AUDITIONS<br /><br /><br />STUDENT MASCOT WANTED!!! Visit our website:<br /><br />www.uicflames.com/sports/2016/6/14/school-bio-ilch-spirit-groups-html.aspx <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:21:22 -0500 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:21:22 -0500 [INFO] DJ Battle: Apply Today to Compete! UIC Radio has done it again; this time the DJ's get the main stage. That's right, UIC Radio's Battle Series continues with our 3rd Annual DJ Battle. If you believe you have what it takes to captivate the crowd, applications are now open, but don't sit and wait because the deadline is August 31st! All we ask is that you must be a UIC student. Mark your calendars and tell all your friends that the DJ Battle is going down September 30th.<br /><br />The requirements to participate are as follows:<br /><br />- Must be a UIC student.<br />- Must submit an mp3 or video sample of your DJ mixes/performances.<br />- Complete application at http://go.uic.edu/djbattle.<br /><br />SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2016.<br /><br />The DJ Battle is part of Battle of the Bands, scheduled on September 30, 2016 in Student Center East. Selected applicants will be notified by September 9th.<br /><br />For more information, please contact LaQueal Anderson, UIC Radio Special Programs Coordinator at lander42@uic.edu.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs/Center for Student Involvement logo<br /><br />http://www.facebook.com/uicradio<br />https://twitter.com/uicradio<br />https://www.instagram.com/uicradio massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:47 -0500 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:47 -0500 [INFO] UIC Grant Writing Workshop 9/29 or 12/8 Aspiring grant writers! Join UIC grant writing experts for “Grant Writing for Beginners,” a one-day, interactive, on-campus workshop designed specifically for those with little or no experience in writing grants.<br /><br />UIC Extended Campus is pleased to invite you to spend the day with UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management instructors Noah Jenkins and Valerie Leonard. You will learn:<br /><br />- Types of funding sources available to nonprofits today<br />- How to research grant opportunities and assess the best fit for your funding needs<br />- What your organization must have in place before writing a grant<br />- The primary components of a grant proposal and how they fit together<br />- How to communicate effectively with prospective funders<br /><br />Due to high demand, we are offering this workshop four times:<br /><br />- September 29, 2016<br />- December 8, 2016<br />- March 16, 2017 <br />- June 29, 2017<br /><br />Previous workshops have filled up quickly. We encourage you to register early.<br /><br />For complete details and to register, visit: www.go.uic.edu/cnmworkshop<br /><br />We look forward to seeing you soon!<br /><br />Sincerely,<br /><br />Certificate in Nonprofit Management Team<br />UIC Extended Campus<br />University of Illinois at Chicago<br />(312) 355-0423<br />cnm@uic.edu<br /><br />Researchers, please note: The curriculum for this course focuses on philanthropic foundation grants, not research grants. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:44 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:44 -0500 [INFO] UIC Center for Global Health 4th Annual Benefit "Working for the World" The UIC Center for Global Health cordially invites you to our 4th Annual Benefit "Working for the World" on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 6pm til 9pm at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, located at 2320 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL.<br /><br />Join us for a Museum Gallery Event, including cocktail reception and silent auction.<br /><br />The entire museum will be open for viewing, including the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence exhibit, “Reality Check: Directions in Contemporary Art Since Ukrainian Independence”. You may find more information on this and other exhibits on the UIMO website here: http://uima-chicago.org/<br /><br />Individual ticket price: $125<br />Table of 10 (+bottle of wine): $1000<br /><br />You may purchase your tickets using this link:<br />https://workingfortheworld4th.eventbrite.com<br /><br />A portion of your purchase will be a tax deductible donation which will support Global Health Education and International Service Projects sponsored by the UIC Center for Global Health. <br />We appreciate your support for our work in the Center for Global Health!<br />For more information or questions about this event please contact 312-355-4116<br /> **Please remember, cash or checks only for silent auction items <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:11:59 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:11:59 -0500 [INFO] Sustainability Fee: Request for Student Proposals The Sustainability Fee Advisory Board (SFAB) is currently accepting student proposals for Fall 2016. The Sustainability Fee’s goal is to support projects that help to establish a sustainable campus environment. Paid by all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, the Sustainability Fee is $3 per semester. <br /><br />The Sustainability Fee funds small, short-term projects, subsidizes larger, long-term projects on campus, and helps to fund student travel to sustainability-related conferences. Funding from this fee is administered by the SFAB, which is comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, as well as faculty and staff. More information can be found here: http://go.uic.edu/sustainabilityfee<br /><br />Who can apply: All UIC students and student organizations are eligible to apply. If needed, the SFAB will help provide access to campus resources and personnel to approved projects. SFAB can also suggest other entities that may provide funding or additional assistance. <br /><br />Application process: Students/student groups are required to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) by Monday, September 19, 2016. The LOI allows the SFAB to pre-screen proposals for appropriateness and feasibility. Furthermore, the LOI should provide an approximate project budget, expected completion date, and cost savings, if any. Projects that pass this stage will be invited to prepare a final proposal for consideration by the board. The Letter of Inquiry form can be found here: http://go.uic.edu/letterofinquiry. Following review of LOIs, the board will notify all applicants via email by the end of February if they have been selected to submit a full proposal. Full proposals must be submitted by November 7, 2016. Grantees will be notified by the end of the fall semester. For questions regarding previously funded projects, funding criteria, as well as rules and restrictions, please contact skonin2@uic.edu or visit the website: http://go.uic.edu/sustainabilityfee <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:10:01 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:10:01 -0500 [INFO] ART RECEPTION: Frank Mayfield ART RECEPTION: Frank Mayfield<br /><br />Join us for an evening of art and music. Invite your friends! Students, Faculty, Staff and the UIC Community are all welcome to attend.<br /><br />Artist: Frank Mayfield<br />Reception: Monday, August 29, 2016, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.<br />Exhibition Title: Prairie Splendor Series: Wildflowers & Grasses of the Tallgrass Prairie<br /><br />Duration: August 22 - September 23<br /><br />Montgomery Ward Gallery<br />UIC Student Center East<br />750 S. Halsted St.<br />Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)<br /><br />Frank Mayfield’s exhibition "Prairie Splendor Series: Wildflowers & Grasses of the Tallgrass Prairie" is a unique series of 4 books. This series documents 137 species of wildflowers and 33 species of grasses found on prairie in the historically identified tallgrass prairie biome in North America.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement logo<br />https://www.facebook.com/UICCSI<br />https://twitter.com/uiccsi<br />https://www.instagram.com/uiccsi <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:04:31 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:04:31 -0500 [AD] Fall Semester Books Available through our Textbook Reservation System! Fall Semester Books Available through our Textbook Reservation System! <br /><br />Reserve early to get the best deals on used textbooks.<br /><br />Used textbooks save you up to 35% off the new retail price!<br /><br />Reserve your books ONLINE and get a FREE t–shirt or hoodie!<br /><br />ORDER $250 OR MORE<br />Get a limited edition, exclusive design t–shirt.<br /><br />ORDER $500 OR MORE<br />Get a limited edition, exclusive design hooded sweatshirt.<br /><br />Enter to win one of five $100 gift cards!<br /><br />Visit the UIC Bookstore online at www.uicbookstore.org.<br /><br />RIGHT BOOK. RIGHT PRICE. RIGHT HERE.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs/Bookstore logo<br /><br />http://www.facebook.com/UICBookstore<br />https://twitter.com/TheUICBookstore<br />http://instagram.com/uicbookstores <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:03:00 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:03:00 -0500 [INFO] Director of Administrative Operations, Department of Medicine The Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago is searching for a Director of Administrative Operations (DAO) to oversee operational, financial, regulatory and business activities of the department. This includes: financial analysis and strategy related to medical service, health maintenance, and procurement programs; human resource and facilities management; business development, marketing and public relations; contract negotiations; interfacing and ensuring compliance with granting organizations, regulatory agencies and university policies and procedures. The DAO will oversee the operations of the department's administration unit and the 9 divisions within the Department of Medicine.<br /><br />Financial Management / Business Development<br />•Develops the annual budget, including providing monthly financial reporting and forecasting, cash flow management, capital spending and expenditures review and approval.<br />•Identifies new business opportunities by analyzing and presenting financial data for the development of new services, facilities, procedures and costs.<br />•Oversees the operational payment structure, monitors payments and patient billing as outlined in contracts and ensures compliance with insurance companies.<br />•Leads departmental marketing efforts by developing and implementing a marketing plan, and measuring and reporting results.<br />•Creates, implements and monitors departmental strategic plan.<br /><br />Operations Management<br />•Coordinates maintenance, repairs, remodeling and equipment purchases by identifying needs, planning, budgeting, and reviewing contracts as needed.<br />•Manages off-site practices by negotiating the terms for revenue generating contracts, monitoring and renegotiating leases.<br />•Directs all day-to-day administrative activities.<br />•Maintains and reports space utilization inventory.<br /><br />Grants Management<br />•Manages grant activities (pre and post award, extramural) including review and submission of grant and contract proposals; creates and maintains documentation of expenditures, reports, proposal submissions and awards.<br /><br />Human Resources<br />•Recruits, selects, evaluates, and trains administrative staff.<br />•Oversees and directs recruitment activities of faculty, physicians, and staff with assistance of appropriate management staff. Ensure appropriate credentials are received as needed.<br />•Develops and monitors compensation plans, income guarantees and productivity incentives.<br /><br />Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.<br /><br />Qualifications<br />•Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Management or in a related field. Master’s degree preferred.<br />•A minimum of 5 years of administrative/management experience. Management experience in healthcare environment desired.<br />•Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.<br /><br /><br />To Apply, please submit an application at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=66657<br /><br /><br />The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:28:52 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:28:52 -0500 [INFO] Register today! UIC Urban Forum: Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow - Migration, Training, Education 9/15 2016 UIC Urban Forum <br /><br />Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow - Migration, Training, Education<br />Thursday, September 15, 2016<br />8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. <br /><br />UIC Forum<br />725 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago<br />Doors open at 8:00 AM<br />Program begins at 8:45 AM<br /><br />Dynamic metropolitan economies require a diverse, trained and available work force that adapts to the needs of commerce, industry, government and the service sector today as well as in the future. The rapidly changing economy demands that the workforce be adaptable and flexible by continuously increasing skill levels, providing training opportunities, and recognizing the quick pace of job shifting.<br /><br />The 2016 Urban Forum will focus on human capital development to address the contemporary challenges that shape human capital in metropolitan regions by examining the role of migration and immigration, K-12 education preparedness, post-secondary workforce training and development efforts, and recruitment and professional development of Millennials.<br /><br />Admission is complimentary for all Chicago-area teachers, faculty and students but online registration is still required. Please bring a school ID for free admission. All attendees must register online prior to the Forum. Tickets are $25 for the general public (includes lunch).<br /><br />Visit www.uicurbanforum.org for registration information, agenda and speaker updates. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:22:13 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:22:13 -0500 [INFO] Business/Administrative Associate position - Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department in LAS The Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department at UIC seeks candidates for the position of Business/Administrative Associate.<br /><br />Description:<br />The Business/Administrative Associate will be providing a high-level of financial and administrative support to the Department Head of the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science unit.<br /><br />Duties:<br />Provides administrative support and financial operations management for the unit. <br /><br />Develops, implements, and manages the annual budget and monitoring processes for the department, including state, ICR, self-supporting, start-up, cost share, non-grant contracts, and gift accounts. <br /><br />Participates in long-range planning and financial goal-setting activities. <br /><br />Provides professional expertise and identifies strategic and operational issues while developing policy options and procedural actions. <br /><br />Directs the day-to-day operations to ensure professionalism and efficiency of the unit. <br /><br />Supervises main office support personnel. <br /><br />Maintains accurate records, administers or oversees financial actions in compliance with College. <br /><br />Compiles financial reports for the Head and LAS as required.<br /><br />Interfaces with LAS in financial matters. <br /><br />Prepares budgets and plans reports required by the Head. <br /><br />Conceives and administers special financial projects under the direction of the Head. <br /><br />Initiates, researches, and analyzes financial issues. <br /><br />Develops recommendations for the Head. <br /><br />Functions as a trouble-shooter and works within a privileged relationship to the Head. <br /><br />Prepares special reports and studies, many of which are confidential and deal with complex and/or controversial matters. <br /><br />Exchanges statistical data with external bodies for the Head. <br /><br />Ensures that college- or university-imposed deadlines on all financial matters are adhered to. <br /><br />Reviews financial aspects of the office and keeps track of start-up and matching funds. <br /><br />Manage and approve department expense processing. <br /><br />Coordinates all submittal and communications regarding fiscal, space allocation, and facilities issues with the appropriate campus departments. <br /><br />Reconcile department transaction records against University records (Banner).<br /><br />Reviews payroll and resolves HR issues with the HR coordinator and the Graduate Studies office.<br /><br />Manage day-to-day office operations. <br /><br />Interview, hire, orient, lead, mentor and evaluate staff to meet departmental and organizational needs. <br /><br />Monitor and field all facilities issues and complaints. <br /><br />Plan and implement all renovations for the department in conjunction with the Department Head. <br /><br />Oversee the procurement function for the Department including property control, cash receipts management, and purchasing including P-Card, T-card, TEM, and I- Buy transactions/purchases. <br /><br />Train faculty and staff in University policies and procedures. <br /><br />Ensure that faculty and staff are operating within stated budget. <br /><br />Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.<br /><br />Minimum Qualifications:<br />1) Bachelor's degree in business administration, management or a field related to the position. <br />2) Two years of professional level accounting, managerial and/or business experience, one year of which was at an administrative level.<br /><br />Preferred Qualifications:<br />1) MBA, MPA, or Graduate Degree in Business Administration or Finance. <br />2) Three years managing others independently and autonomously. <br />3) Experience in Business and Financial Affairs. <br />4) Prefer prior experience with BANNER or similar systems. <br />5) At least 3 years of work experience in a University or Academic or non-profit setting.<br /><br />To Apply: <br />For fullest consideration, please complete an online application at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=69248 by no later than Saturday, September 10, 2016.<br /><br />All civil service positions require an exam. The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.<br /><br />Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:<br />You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date. <br /><br />When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.<br /><br />If a degree or college coursework is required, you must provide official transcripts.<br /><br />Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.<br /><br />If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to rebcell@uillinois.edu<br /><br />If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:<br /><br />University of Illinois at Chicago<br />Recruitment and Staffing<br />Human Resources Building Room 109<br />715 S. Wood Street M/C 862<br />Chicago IL 60612<br />Attn: C94341 -Business/Administrative Associate - RG <br /><br />If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied. <br /><br />Internal candidates are encouraged to apply. Offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.<br /><br />We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. <br /><br />The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:58:03 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:58:03 -0500 [INFO] deegan@uic.edu Please join the UIC Study Abroad Office in welcoming U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan who will discuss the role of study abroad in U.S. relations and practical ways students can access global opportunities.<br /><br />This special event will take place Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 3:30pm in the Cardinal Room, Student Center East.<br /><br />More detail and an RSVP can be found at this link:<br /><br />https://studyabroad.uic.edu/state-department-event/ massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:53:33 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:53:33 -0500 [INFO] Welcome to UIC Impact! WELCOME TO UIC IMPACT!<br />FALL 2016<br /><br />UIC Impact is the framework for our students to enrich and optimize their academic, professional, and personal growth. With each student engagement opportunity, our students are building upon their co-curricular experience while empowering and impacting the community beyond our campus. Our students will be mentoring others, developing core competencies and essential leadership skills to be successful, global citizens.<br /><br />Initiatives include:<br /><br />UIC Co-curricular Transcript<br />A co-curricular transcript's purpose is to provide an official record of out-of-the-classroom student involvement, participation, awards, honors, and certificates. Co-curricular transcript items may include: student organization involvement, student organization leadership, community service, leadership training, workshops and seminars, awards, honors, certifications, and high impact practices.<br /><br />ePortfolios<br />Students may produce artifacts (relevant documents and media files) that can be uploaded and displayed on student's individual ePortfolios (electronic portfolios). Artifacts may include research, capstone projects, reflections, resume, and professional photos.<br /><br />Co-curricular Capstone Projects<br />Co-curricular capstone projects may be exhibited featuring student work in career development, civic engagement, environmental awareness and sustainability, global perspective and diversity, leadership and involvement, and research at UIC Impact Day.<br /><br />For more information, visit http://go.uic.edu/UICimpact.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement logo<br /><br />https://www.facebook.com/ UIC-Impact-540848616107951/?fref=ts<br />https://twitter.com/UICImpact<br />https://www.instagram.com/uicimpact <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:43 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:43 -0500