The Director of Sponsored Programs is responsible for all aspects of proposal development and grant and contract administration pertaining to the University's mission and research needs. Assists faculty, staff, and University administrators with proposal development activities and works closely with University administrators in submitting proposals to external funding sources. Serves as University liaison between external agencies and internal administrative units to ensure compliance with Federal, state and private regulations governing grants and contracts.
Works collaboratively to support research, scholarship and creative efforts of the faculty and staff as well as the University wide grant and contract opportunities.
Design, lead and oversee all aspects of proposal development and grant and contract administration involving Federal, state and private agencies, and/or other universities.
Serves as University liaison between external agencies and internal administrative units to ensure compliance with Federal, state and private regulations governing grants and contracts.
Provides oversight and support for University faculty, staff and administrators in submitting proposals to external funding sources.
Analyzes, interprets, and ensures compliance with external agency regulations and guidelines and recommends policy changes and administrative actions for the University.
Researches, interprets, and secures funding opportunities applicable to the University's mission and research need; evaluates and recommends how best to respond.
Develops, edits, and/or critiques proposals for faculty, staff, and administrators and writes contracts for department chairs, deans, vice presidents, and president as needed.
Responsible for setting annual budgets and ensure compliance with the University and funding agency regulations.
Negotiates budgets and contracts with external funding agencies on behalf of the University.
Coordinates with the Grants area of Accounting and Financial Services for the fiscal administration, budgeting and other compliance issues.
Coordinate with the Principle Investigator on details related to the implementation of grants.
Responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of necessary Office of Sponsored Programs reports.
Conducts reviews of proposal for completeness and accuracy to ensure compliance with University policies and external agency guidelines and mandated regulations.
Coordinates electronic proposal submission.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Master's Degree required.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Three years of experience in progressively advanced work in the broad field of practice represented in sponsored programs.
Experience required in all aspects of proposal development and grant and contract administration involving state, Federal, private agencies, and/or other universities.
Knowledge of mandated regulations governing grants and contracts by Federal, state, and private agencies required.
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included: