Assistant Director, Research Administration
University of Florida
Division of Sponsored Programs
The University of Florida is currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of Research Administration. This individual will provide leadership and oversight for the management of all sponsored programs at the University of Florida. With latitude for independent judgment and action, the Assistant Director will work with the Assistant Vice President to carry out the functions of the Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP). In addition to providing oversight and direction to the Sponsored Programs Administrators and campus research administrators, the Assistant Director will be responsible for oversight of the non-financial sponsored programs administration teams within the central pre-award office at a comprehensive land grant research University receiving over $800M in sponsored programs annually. Further, the position will have a key role in the evaluation of federal, state, and Sponsor regulation and policy changes as they impact sponsored programs, for development of policies, process documentation, and training materials, for identifying business process improvements, and for outreach to the sponsored programs community at the University of Florida.
The University of Florida, a public land-grant institution, is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), located on a 2,000-acre campus in Gainesville, Florida. Following the creation of performance standards by the Florida state legislature in 2013, the Florida Board of Governors designated the University of Florida as one of the two “preeminent universities” among the 12 universities of the State University System of Florida. It is the third-largest Florida university by student population and is the eighth-largest single-campus university in the United States, with more than 54,000 students. The University of Florida is home to 16 academic colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. In September 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Florida as the 8th Best Public University in the United States.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Research Administration:
Qualities and Qualifications:
Minimal qualifications for applicants include a Master’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications include the ability to function under highly stressful circumstances as well as the ability to interact cordially with coworkers to accomplish common tasks.
Please see this link for more details: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/509725/assistant-director-research-administration
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