Associate Director/Director Sponsored Programs Admin

Director Level - Master's degree and eight years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. Grade EI Salary Minimum $66,153

Associate Director Level - Bachelor's degree and seven years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. Grade EH Salary Minimum $56,064.

Preferred Qualifications:

Provision of Excellent Customer Service.

Demonstrated management and leadership abilities.

Direct experience with diverse types of sponsored proposals and awards.

Experience with PeopleSoft Financials, Excel, Microsoft Word and Internet Providers.

Previous operation management or project management experience.

Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Position Description:

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation (EVPRI) strives to exceed customer expectations and seeks a highly motivated candidate with an excellent customer support orientation and strong interpersonal skills. Candidates should demonstrate sound, ethical decision-making and balanced judgment, with the flexibility of thought and style needed to maximize benefit to University stakeholders. Candidates will be selected for either the Director, or Associate Director, level position based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities in accordance with the minimum qualifications listed in this job listing. Opportunity to work remotely.

The Director of Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), in collaboration with University research leadership, will lead the University's sponsored programs grant management operations, including oversight of grants and cooperative agreements funded by local, federal and non-profit agencies, and state contracts. Responsibilities include strategic and operational management of business processes and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Grant Management Services division of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration. Duties also include liaising with other divisions within the Office of the EVPRI and across the University. This role will have the unique opportunity to work with an inspiring collection of faculty researchers, scientists, and staff members who are passionate about advancing research, healthcare, and other sponsored activities.

DIRECTOR SPA JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

Provide strategic leadership and oversight for sponsored programs, with an emphasis on grant management matters; review, develop, update, and administer related policies, procedures, and position standards, ensuring compliance with sponsor, state, federal, and institutional guidelines, and regulations.

Coordinate and oversee key functional areas within the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration, specifically related to grants, and special projects requiring significant intra-unit and intra-institutional coordination.

Collaborate with managerial level personnel and supervise and mentor sponsored programs grants management specialists.

Serve as Authorized Official for the submission of proposals, acceptance, and maintenance of awards.

The Associate Director of Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is responsible for the operational and strategic oversight, management, and compliance related to the submission of proposals and administration of externally funded grants and cooperative agreements. Responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Grant Management Services division of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration. Duties also include liaising with other divisions within the Office of the EVPRI and across the University.

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR SPA JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

Oversee the submission of proposals and administration of externally funded awards.

Collaborate with managerial level personnel, supervise and mentor sponsored programs grants management specialists.

Serve as Authorized Official for the submission of proposals, acceptance, and maintenance of awards.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

How To Apply - Staff Positions:

To apply for this position, follow the link www.louisville.edu/jobs Job ID 41496.

Contact Information

University of Louisville

Judy

Bristow

Jouett Hall, Room 204

Louisville, KY 40292

502-852-3788

Background Information

4-Year Degree

7-8

  • College/University
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Department Administrator
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Other

None

Target Job Information

56,064-66,

  • Full Time