Search #: 495083
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Grants and Contracts
The Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services (OVPR SPS), invites applications for the senior role of Team Leader of Pre-Award Services (*Administrative Program Manager 3). Reporting to the Director of Pre-Award and Faculty Services, the Team Leader will be accountable for the day-to-day management and supervision pre-award professional staff within the OVPR SPS Pre Award Service unit.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Team Lead manages pre-award staff to ensure the university review, endorsement, and successful submission of sponsored program proposals. The Team Leader will manage and provide day-to-day guidance and supervision to Pre-Award Services staff and will have accountability for the quality of unit work, development of standards, scheduling and prioritization of assignments, and the evaluation of staff and unit output. A key component of the role is leadership and the strategic development of Pre-Award processes and procedures. The Team Leader will provide direct service in support of proposal submission to a limited portfolio of academic units. The Team Leader will review, authorize and submit University proposals and related documents. This role will exercise university signatory authority in the submission of sponsored project proposals.
This is a 35-hour per week, full-time, permanent position, with an excellent benefits package including medical and retirement, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers at the University of Connecticut. In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, employees are currently telecommuting until further notice.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495083 and upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Unless otherwise extended, this job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 6, 2021.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Advertised: May 05 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 06 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
University of Connecticut
Office of the Vice President for Research
438 Whitney Road Extension, Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269