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Management Intern

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Management Intern


Campus: Tempe

Management Intern

Job Description

The ASU Knowledge Enterprise is seeking  detail-oriented and communicative individuals to join its Research Operations department at Arizona State University (ASU).

As a Management Intern for Research Operations you will support one or more of the following focused areas of research compliance and sponsored projects administration: regulatory processing of compliance protocols, administrative support on proposals for project funding, negotiation of agreements with external entities, and/or financial administration and accounting for sponsored project awards.

Job Family


Department Name

Research Operations



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$20.00 per hour

Close Date

14-November-2023 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every week until filled



Essential Duties

With support from supervisors and team members, Management Interns may be assigned to:

  • Provide regulatory support for the processing of all types of compliance protocols, e.g., initial review, continuing review, amendments, unanticipated problem reports, and any other related documents
  • Consult with staff, faculty and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, and answer questions about area of assignment to ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable regulatory controls
  • Coordinate meetings, prepare agenda and material to meet distribution deadlines; perform follow-up as needed
  • Record- meeting activities; maintain files of expectations, discussions, agreements and outcomes
  • Maintain applicable records and files
  • Serve as an administrative resource to ASU faculty and staff during development, review, and submission of grant applications and other proposals for project funding
  • Assist with review of grant and contract award terms and conditions
  • Assist with review, authorization, and transmittal of grant and contract proposals to sponsors
  • Actively support colleagues
  • Manage and negotiate Non-Disclosure Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Data Use Agreements and standard Sponsored Research Agreements
  • Redline ASU agreements and effectively demonstrate ASU’s position to align with ASU policy and ABOR requirements
  • Read and interpret contracts and other award documents to determine budget, invoicing schedule, restrictions, and other pertinent information
  • Prepare renewals and periodic reports for grant agencies
  • Assist with setting up awards in the ASU systems, as requested or required
  • Assist with management of awarded projects in accordance with university and sponsor regulations
  • Review and assist in preparation of invoices and standard and non-standard accounting reports to federal and sponsoring agencies, including, but not limited to: detailed cost and financial analysis, forecasts and projections reflecting interrelationships of accounting data, and provision of financial tracking and fiscal control to fulfill reporting requirements.
  • Review computer reports for errors or inconsistencies; investigate and correct problems
  • Work with supervisors to prioritize and manage time
  • Monitor shared team mailboxes to process and/or route incoming requests and inquiries
  • May assist with data gathering and initial analysis under direction of more senior staff member

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs, requirements, and requests;
  • Experience in customer service roles with high quality standards;
  • Experience in using personal computer and related software applications;
  • Ability to review and follow complex written instructions and communicate relevant aspects concisely;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic project management and/or accounting;
  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Working Environment

  • Activities are primarily performed in a regular and climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting.
  • Position requires use of office equipment including a desktop computer
  • May lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to communicate to perform essential duties
  • Work both independently and within a complex structured team
  • Work under supervision
  • Receive detailed instructions and work from general instructions on standard job duties, with regular review of  completed tasks 
ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.

Flexible work options
  • Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice-president-level approval is required.
  • Remote work is an arrangement where the employee spends less than 60% of their regular workweek at a regularly assigned ASU work location. Executive vice president-level approval is required.

Department Statement

At Research Operations, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. We value your unique background and perspective, and you may be just the right candidate for this position or other roles on our team. 

Working at ASU has additional perks and OUTSTANDING benefits, which include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; ASU/UA/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities; and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator 

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume and Cover Letter should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.