Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer - International Programs (Proposal and Award Generalist 3)
The Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office (SIRO) is a research development and administration unit that is part of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research (OSVPR) at The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA. The OSVPR is responsible for facilitating a more than $1-billion-per-year research enterprise at Penn State by working with a broad range of units across the institution. SIRO provides active support for the development, submission, and management of large-team multidisciplinary proposals for external funding.
SIRO supports proposal development, pre-award administration, and project management of Federally funded training grants for multi-college and multi-institutional efforts, while the Finance Office (FO) within OSVPR provides post-award support for complex large team funded awards. This position will provide proposal development support services to a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. It will report to the Associate Director, Proposal Development.
This position will guide and facilitate faculty teams as they develop university-wide or multi-university interdisciplinary research proposals in response to federal opportunities with emphasis on international partnerships. This position will assist with cultivating internal and international relationships and provide proposal development services to both faculty and administrators involved in the development of complex multidisciplinary research projects and proposals and the management of international joint innovation partnerships (JIPs). The candidate will be involved with submission of whitepapers and proposals and coordinating faculty needs for launching domestic and international proposal development efforts.
As a member of a cross-functional team that includes faculty researchers and research administrators and project managers, this position will take the lead in supporting research proposals involving joint research efforts from Penn State faculties and their domestic and overseas research partners. There are three primary functions for this position:
The Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer—International Proposals will be highly engaged in team communications that occur throughout proposal development to ensure timely and effective submissions. Good management, communication skills, and technical writing skills are essential. This position provides a range of services as needed on specific proposals. These services include:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with a good possibility of renewal. This position may be eligible for hybrid or fully remote status.
Penn State provides a comprehensive benefits package, including 75% tuition discount for employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and eligible dependents.
Living in Happy Valley:
SIRO's offices are located at the University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Known as “Happy Valley”, the surrounding region boasts great outdoor recreation opportunities, safe neighborhoods, and high-quality public-school systems. The Penn State Center for the Performing Arts brings world-renowned music, theatre, and dance artists to the campus. Beaver Stadium is the home of the NCAA Division 1 Nittany Lions football team, while the Bryce Jordan Center hosts large indoor events including sports exhibitions, family shows, commencements, Big Ten Basketball, and top-name performers in the music and entertainment industry.
University Park, PA is centrally located, just 3-4 hours by car from New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore/Washington, and Pittsburgh with a reliable commuter airport 10 minutes from campus. Regional bus transportation also serves this area.
Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Staff/job/University-Park-Campus/Multidisciplinary-Proposal-Developer---International-Programs--Proposal-and-Award-Generalist-3-_REQ_0000034671-1
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