The Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs provides leadership for the development and administration of externally funded grants, contracts, and related functions in support of the College’s strategic priorities, mission, and institutional values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. With a high level of independence and autonomy, the Director is responsible for the successful identification, cultivation, collaborative conceptualization, solicitation, and stewarding of a wide range of grant proposals and reports submitted on behalf of the College and PIs to relevant government agencies and other funders.
This position reports directly to the Provost. The individual in this position works closely with grant principal investigators (including faculty and staff), the academic deans, and members of the Executive Staff of the College. This individual works collaboratively with the Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations in the Institutional Advancement Office, and with the Grants Accounting Manager in the Financial and Administrative Services Office. The Director supervises the Office Manager for the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Post-Award (In collaboration with the Grants Account Manager and the Finance Office)
Bachelors Degree is Required.
Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID-19 no later than September 15, 2021.
Work is performed in an office environment in a variety of work locations throughout the Carthage Campus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate and typical of a campus office environment. This varies based on occasional work travel environments.
The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.
2001 Alford Park Drive
Kenosha, WI 53140
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