Department and BU: Office of Sponsored Programs, Division of Research and Innovation
Annual Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Summary of Job Duties:
The Associate Director of Pre-Award Sponsored Programs provides leadership and oversight of sponsored programs in alignment with the University of Arkansas’ mission and strategic plan under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Director of Sponsored Programs. The Associate Director of Pre-Award Sponsored Programs directs and oversees all pre-award grant and contract activities by coordinating the timely submission of sponsored proposals, compiling and disseminating appropriate reporting data, and overseeing daily practices to ensure compliance with institutional and sponsor policy. The Associate Director of Pre-Award Sponsored Programs trains and supervises professional staff responsible for the pre-award administration of sponsored programs, assists in advising and training university staff regarding the roles and responsibilities of the research administration of sponsored programs, supports the preparation of year-end sponsored programs reporting, and supports the development of processes and procedures for the Institution's electronic research administration systems.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references.
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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
University of Arkansas
1125 W. Maple Street
316 Administration Building
Fayeteville, Arkansas 72730
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