UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 29,600 students in 75 Bachelor, 65 Masters, and 24 Doctoral programs. The campus is located in the suburbs of one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities and adjacent to a large research park. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The William States Lee College of Engineering, located on the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, has paired with the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), to create programs, courses, and energy concentrations within multiple departments that enhance technical skills and engineering. The College of Engineering has over 3,000 students.

EPIC is a university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, and sustainable energy future. EPIC enhances the available technical workforce, advances technology, and facilitates strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development. EPIC is well funded in terms of facilities, faculty, chaired positions, operations, energy-focused laboratories, student scholarships, educational and research programs in the order of $100M. EPIC's main sponsors are the North Carolina State Government, Duke Energy, Siemens, Framatome, Westinghouse, URS, and others.

Current Positions At EPIC


Administrative HR Support Specialist

Permanent - Full-time
Hours per week 40
Months per year 12
Position Number 004320
NC Salary Grade Equivalency GN06
Work Schedule  8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday
Primary Purpose of Position: 
The purpose of this position is two fold. 1. Serve as the EPIC HR Administrative Specialist supporting the Business Officer with personnel activities.   2. Serve as the administrative support for the EPIC Business Officer and Executive Assistant primarily and the EPIC G&C Business Officer on an as needed basis.
University Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from high school and demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through three years of specialized office experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Essential Job Duties:
  • NinerTalent HRMS subject matter expert for EPIC. 
  • Manage position description requests for modifications and updates.  
  • Post EPIC open positions. 
  • Organize search committee, provide questions and evaluation criteria.
  • Interview scheduling and meeting coordination support.
  • Research, analyze and resolve a variety of problems including but not limited to hiring, budget, travel, and event planning. i.e. VISA types and other HR challenges, finding a hotel within budget and within walking distance to conference locale, or, research budget issues and determine the most appropriate corrective action.
  • Offer letter and contract.
  • Onboarding support activities.
  • Maintain personnel files.
  • Provide administrative support to EPIC PIs as assigned.
  • Complete, maintain, appropriately route for approvals, and e-file forms and reports (Employment agreements, DPR, PO, TA/TR, and FTR etc.).
  • Perform data entry using the university Malibu system to track purchases and travel. 
  • Assist Business Officer with month end fund reconciliation. 
  • Assist Executive Assistant with Event planning and management. 
  • Create or revise position descriptions.
  • Write employment offer letters.
  • Review and edit documents in support of the Business Officer or the Executive Assistant.
  • Develop and distribute memos and notices regarding meetings and workshops. 
  • Assist with budget reports and program presentations.
  • Use of university software systems including but not limited to: EXCEL, Word, Power Point, Banner, Malibu, Perceptive Content, BOA Works, eGA, Reports Central, 49erMart, Archibus, Niner Research.
  • Serve as backup to the EPIC Business Service Coordinator in regards to receipt of credit card payments, deposits, and staying in Payment Card Industry compliance.
  • Provide Archibus building operations backup to the building liaison.
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
  • Experience with Human Resource responsibilities, specifically in a Higher Education environment.
  • Experience with NinerTalent HRMS. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs (particularly EXCEL, Word, and PowerPoint) – pivot table experience a plus.
  • Ability to use financial and/or information systems to create and update records, analyze and display results and provide reports. 
  • Ability to create and share materials and information for making hiring decisions, business processes and reporting purposes.
Posting date 02/12/2022
Closing date 03/13/2022
Proposed Hire Date 04/01/2022
For complete job descriptions and application procedures, visit the UNC Charlotte employment website.
As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.


Closes on Monday, May 9, 2022
Job Description:
The undergraduate research assistant will be directed by EPIC personnel to assist in fabrication and system testing tasks on various power electronics research projects and upkeep of the laboratory space utilized for the projects. Current fabrication needs involve usage of a PCB mill, soldering of components to PCBs, and assembly of test systems including wiring. Current system testing may include measurement of voltage and current, timing of control outputs using oscopes, measurement of motor speed and torque using laboratory instruments. The laboratory environment will need to be regularly organized and assistance will be needed moving equipment around.
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Position #67895 (STW: Undergraduate Research Assistant)


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