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Team supervisor who facilitates proposal development, negotiates agreements, and recommends acceptance of awards, while ensuring compliance with university and sponsor policy. The Coordinator prepares and negotiates subaward agreements and supervises the same in areas of his/her responsibility; ensures proper award management, assisting and advising on terms and conditions of funded projects and initiating and managing non-financial award actions. The Coordinator provides quality and timely service and engages with internal and external constituents (i.e., faculty, staff, deans, sponsors, subawardees) to communicate issues and resolve problems. Provides internal signature and approval for proposals within defined parameters.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with two years previous experience in research administration
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience in a university setting, including supervision of staff.
Contracts and Grants Administrator (2)
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
The University of Southern Mississippi
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