This position is located in the central Office of Sponsored Programs.
Directs the administrative process associated with pre-grant awards.
Monitors the preparation of funding proposals.
Negotiates contractual terms and conditions with funding agencies, finalizes contracts and obtains authorized institutional signature for approval.
Assists organizational representatives with issues related to sponsored research by serving as liaison with funding agencies to resolve questions or problems.
Reviews award notices and proposals prior to distribution or submission to ensure acceptability and compliance with institutional or agency guidelines.
Compiles data to generate reports on funding proposals, awards and accounting records.
Ensures that proposal and subcontract information is entered into electronic database.
Assists with preparation of department budget and monitors departmental accounting records.
Hires, trains and supervises staff.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and eight years of professional management experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.