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Past Event
April 15, 2024

Identifying Skills and Competencies for Senior Research Officers

At the APLU Granted Conference on April 15, Ithaka S+R’s Dylan Ruediger will participate in a session on “Identifying Skills and Competencies for Senior Research Officers,” alongside panelists Kelvin K Droegemeier (Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Science and Policy, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) and Colleen Fitzgerald (Vice President for Research and Creative Activity – North Dakota State University). Join the session at 10:30 – 12:00pm and see the full program of events to learn more.
Past Event
February 23, 2021

Partnering with your institution’s Senior Research Officer

Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld to present on ACRL Choice webcast

On February 23, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld will share findings on how libraries can better align research support services in collaboration with their senior research officer’s evolving strategic directions. In this ACRL Choice webcast, Rieger and Schonfeld will discuss how the SRO role has evolved, current trends, and the opportunities for libraries to further support SROs based on their report, The Senior Research Officer (SRO): Experience, Role, Organizational Structure, Strategic Directions, and Challenges.
Blog Post
July 21, 2020

Senior Research Officers

Evolving Portfolios and Strategic Priorities

A university’s senior research officer (SRO), who may have the title of vice president, vice provost, or vice chancellor for research, can have a variety of responsibilities, including overseeing institutional research safety and compliance, purchasing advanced research equipment, grant seeking and external funding administration, research ethics and integrity, strategic research directions, and procuring research workflow tools. The scope of this role is  broadening as SROs participate in federal and state research-related policy making and develop new partnerships with…