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.
The Director of Sponsored Programs Administration is responsible for leading and overseeing the management of sponsored programs across the university, with specific focus on the federal and private, non-profit portfolio managed by the Grant Management Services (GMS) division of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (OSPA). The Director will serve in a leadership capacity for internal and external constituents involved in UofL sponsored programs and will develop and drive a robust infrastructure that supports the university’s research and innovation mission. This position will serve as a member of the OSPA and Office of Research & Innovation leadership teams and act as a critical subject matter expert for the university’s research enterprise.
This position offers an opportunity for a flexible work environment and remote and hybrid work applicants will be considered. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident Status required: Position must be able to receive/review and/or evaluate export-controlled information.
The Director will:
The University of Louisville is a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek
candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher
education. UofL’s Office of Research & Innovation 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 ability and
balanced judgment, with the flexibility of thought and style needed to maximize benefit to
University stakeholders and external partners. The ideal candidate should be comfortable as a
confident, visible, and innovative leader and have advanced organizational and analytical skills.
Further, they should be a collaborative, dependable leader, team member, and prospective thinker, able to lead organizational change and to align the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration with the vision and goals of the University.
Compensation will be commensurate to candidate experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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