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KSEF Program Administrator - Part Time
Title:KSEF Program Administrator - Part Time

Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC) (, a Lexington-based independent and innovative 501(c)(3) non-profit and leader in developing and managing creative initiatives in education, entrepreneurship, R & D capacity, and economic competitiveness, seeks a self-driven person with strong science and engineering interest to be a part-time Program Administrator for established programs of the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF)

KSEF Mission: KSEF invests in people and their ideas, promoting innovation, new product development. and commercialization, to advance scientific and economic growth in Kentucky.

Position Description: KSTC has opened an opportunity for a person with strong STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) interests and skills to be a part of the KSEF program management team. KSEF’s Program Administrator engages a network of scientists, engineers and budding entrepreneurs that help Kentucky drive the cutting-edge of research and technology development. This position will independently manage existing awards as well as future awards and will work in conjunction with the KSEF team to organize outreach events.


  • Strong interest and background in a STEM area (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
  • BS (MS preferred) with 3 to 5 years (equivalent to MS+ 1 to 2 years' experience) involved in research projects and data management.
  • Good knowledge of research funding mechanisms and award management.
  • Demonstrated experience in process management and process improvement
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Well organized, with the ability to work with multiple, external academic and governmental institutions.
  • Able to work independently, staying on task with limited supervision. 
  • Able to monitor processes independently yet seeks appropriate guidance to stay on target. 
KSTC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Screenings for interviews begin immediately.

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