Director of Research Application Development
Application development for the OVCR. Mike manages the OVCR IT group which develops and supports applications designed to facilitate research across the campus. This includes online systems for monitoring research compliance, funding programs and initiatives, researcher training, reporting tools, and OVCR accounting and business needs.
IT Technical Associate
Application development for the OVCR. Steve works to design, code and support the online applications provided by OVCR, to facilitate research across the campus.
Director of Portfolio Budget and Planning
Budget and planning for the OVCR and reporting units. Jason is responsible for oversight of the financial portions of all research programs within the OVCR administrative unit. He serves as the point of contact for all financial transactions and commitments for the OVCR.
Administrative support for Peter Schiffer. Juan handles scheduling for the Vice Chancellor for Research and oversees the OVCR Civil Service support staff.
Human resources support for the OVCR. Kate staffs OVCR searches and provides advice and guidance on HR-related issues such as promotions, behavioral adaptation, budget forecasts, diversity/inclusion issues.
Director of Research Communications
Communications and public relations for the Illinois Research Community. Melissa manages the flow of OVCR news and information, oversees the OVCR website and other publications, promotes research events, and organizes the Research Communications Council.
Office Support Specialist
Administrative support for Melissa Edwards, Kyle Galbraith, and Mariselle Melendez. Kelley is also the primary point of contact for all Research Board / Scholars' Travel inquiries.
Research Integrity Officer
Kyle is the Research Integrity Officer, serving as intake official for research misconduct allegations and promoting training in the responsible conduct of research for the campus.
External Funding Coordinator - Humanities, Arts, and Related Fields
Application support for faculty applying for external funding. Maria provides research and editorial services, organizes targeted information sessions for fellowship and grant competitions, coordinates proposal writing groups, and meets with faculty to discuss their research interests and grant-seeking plans.
Director of Animal Resources
Oversight of the campus Animal Care and Use Program. Lyndon is the Institutional Veterinarian and Director of the Division of Animal Resources, ensuring that the U of I remains in compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies associated with animal research, teaching, and animal wellbeing.
Office Support Associate
Administrative support for Sharee Robinson, Sue Key, and Jan Novakofski. Sharetta is also the OVCR first responder.
Human Resources Associate
Human resources support for the OVCR. Erica staffs OVCR searches and provides advice and guidance on HR-related issues such as promotions, behavioral adaptation, budget forecasts, diversity/inclusion issues.
Research Safety Systems Developer
Steve develops and supports applications designed to help facilitate research safety across the campus. This includes online systems for monitoring research safety compliance, research safety initiatives, researcher safety training, and reporting tools.
Director of Portfolio Human Resources
Human Resources for the OVCR. Sue is responsible for human resources activities, provides HR advice and serves as the assistant EEO Officer for the OVCR portfolio.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate Relations and Economic Development
Leads corporate relations and economic development activities for the campus.
Linda Lee Drozt
Regulatory Research Coordinator
Conflict of commitment and interest for the University. Linda coordinates campus compliance with sponsor-specific COI requirements/regulations and supports conflict identification and management efforts.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research for Compliance
Research compliance for the U of I. Jan manages the OVCR units that provide investigator support and regulatory oversight for activities involving animals, biological safety, chemicals, human subjects, or radioactive materials.
IT Technical Associate
Ben develops and supports online applications designed to facilitate various research needs across the campus
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Director, Sponsored Programs
Sponsored project support for the Illinois Research Community. Dave manages the institutional sponsored portfolio, including oversight of proposal submissions, award negotiations, and award executions ensuring compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research
Finances and human resources for the OVCR. Sharee oversees the finances and human resources for the OVCR and the portfolio units.
Business Administrative Associate
Limited submissions management for the OVCR. Richard provides support throughout the limited submission selection process and assists with choosing submitted proposals.
Full Stack Designer/Developer
Provides web application, user experience, programming, and technological support for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) and reporting units.
OVCR accounting and business transaction support. Evan is also the departmental Unified Communications contact.
Technology Architect for the OVCR. Jason designs and develops the underlying architecture used by the OVCR IT group to build online systems for monitoring research compliance, funding programs and initiatives, researcher training, reporting tools, and OVCR accounting and business needs.
Kraig A Wagenecht
Director, External Research Partnerships
External research collaborations for the U of I. Kraig provides business and administrative support and planning for campus-level research initiatives.
Office Support Associate
Administrative support for Melanie Loots, Mike Brosco, and Jason Butler. D'Anne also provides support for routing the annual Report of Non-University Activities.
Research Communications Coordinator
Communications and marketing for the Illinois Research Community. Tyler coordinates and promotes OVCR news and information by managing social media, creating website content, and sharing research events.