The Director of Research Administration (D-RA) leads and manages the college’s research operations and compliance with federal regulations, state law, funding agency regulations, and related policies and regulations of NC State.
The Director oversees, guides, educates and assists administrative processes for faculty, staff and students in areas of research compliance which currently include: pre-award and post-award administration and proposal development services, responsible conduct of research, conflicts of interest, export control, and other related compliance areas.
The Director’s leadership role, which will involve 2 direct reports, comprises the establishment of strategies, priorities, policies and procedures for the administration of research, both pre- and post-award. The Director is expected, through strong leadership and mentoring, to provide access to professional development opportunities and growth to the research office team. This position is charged, in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Research, with maintaining standards that are essential for the conduct of legal and ethical research. In partnership with the Office of Research Innovation, the Director works closely with faculty and students to ensure compliance in all aspects of their research and scholarly projects. The Director serves as primary campus representative on the University’s Research Advisor Council.
The Director is a part of the Extended Dean’s Council for the college and reports directly to the Associate Dean for Research. The Director of Research Administration is key to leading a cross functional team to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to build customer-centric practices and framework via close collaboration with the Finance and Human Resources teams.
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Raleigh, North Carolina 27695