Sponsored Programs Specialist/Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Oklahoma State University (OSU) is seeking a Sponsored Programs Specialist/Coordinator. CAS is OSU’s largest and most diverse college and supports grant-related activities in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The selected individual will be part of a team that provides support for the grant-related activities of CAS faculty. Two positions are available.
Financial focused position: The main duties will include 1) prepare and review proposal budgets and grant proposal materials for submission to federal, state, and private agencies for external funding, and 2) negotiate awards, manage grant accounts, and prepare financial reports.
Proposal submission focused position: The main duties will include 1) prepare, review, and submit grant proposals to federal, state, and private agencies for external funding and 2) assist with special projects.
Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, rated the friendliest college town in America. The town offers an exceptionally high quality of life—a thriving college community with a low cost of living. Stillwater is well served by a local airport, providing convenient worldwide connections through Dallas-Fort Worth. Two major metropolitan areas (Tulsa and Oklahoma City) offer numerous shopping, dining, and cultural activities within a short drive from Stillwater.
Minimum Qualifications include:
High school diploma/GED and four years of experience in sponsored programs administration or another closely related field; or a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Management, Research Administration, or related fields, including English/Technical Writing for the proposal submission focused position. Additional sponsored programs administration experience is necessary for maximum pay. Knowledge obtained by a combination of specialized training and experience is desired. Required skills include: demonstrated proficiency in time management, task prioritization, problem solving, and effective, communication (written and oral); ability to work independently and as a member of a team; excellent organizational and record keeping skills with attention to detail; proficient with MS Excel, Outlook, and Word, and Adobe Acrobat; and demonstrated interest/ability to learn new programs and processes.
Preferred Qualifications include:
High school diploma/GED and ten years of experience in sponsored programs administration; or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Management, Research Administration, or related fields, including English/Technical Writing for the proposal submission focused position, and six or more years of experience in sponsored programs administration.
The Hiring Range for this position is $38,040 to $60,600 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications and experiences. OSU offers a generous benefits package for continuous regular positions, including but not limited to health, life and retirement benefits, paid leave and 12 paid holidays per year. Other benefits include employee and dependent tuition waivers, free gym memberships, a free, confidential employee assistance program, and much, much more.
Additional information about the College is available at https://cas.okstate.edu/. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Kristen Baum, Associate Dean for Research and Facilities, College of Arts and Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Financial focused position: To apply, applicants need to upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references at https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=8&id=12027. Application review will begin July 25, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Proposal submission focused position: To apply, applicants need to upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references at https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=8&id=12065. Application review will begin July 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https:///eeo.okstate.edu.
Oklahoma State University
201 Life Sciences East
College of Arts and Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
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