Director of Sponsored Research

Chief administrator for the Office of Sponsored Research, the primary office responsible for Pre-award and Post-award administrative support for internal and external sponsored projects. This position reports to the Provost. Responsibilities include: guide and assist faculty, administration and students to find appropriate funding sources and apply for grants; interpret complex grant guidelines and documents; oversee all research budgets (internal and external); recommend, develop, and maintain compliance systems and policies; maintain grants information systems; prepare and administer subcontracts; grants reporting; serve on internal and external grants committees; technology/material transfer and patent controls; maintain internal and external connections related to the College’s grants programs.

Five or more years of experience in grants administration required. Ph.D. preferred; master’s degree required. Experience with grant writing preferred. Broad disciplinary knowledge to cover scope of grant applications subject matter. Knowledge of information systems supporting research administration helpful.

Bryn Mawr College is a private liberal arts institution located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region.  The College serves a population of approximately 1,700 students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  It has a long tradition of educational excellence and offers a dynamic and challenging work environment.  The campus is easily reached by public transportation as well as most major highways.  The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer that believes that diversity strengthens our community; candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

To express your interest in this role, please submit a letter of interest and resume through Interfolio:

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2020.

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Bryn Mawr College



101 N. Merion Avenue

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


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