FULL REMOTE (Pre-Award) Sponsored Programs Manager at Ohio University


Job Title Sponsored Programs Manager
Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the public , University Wide
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please complete the on-line application at https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/48919 and attach a letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position; a resume; and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current details, including email addresses. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, apply by 2/23/24.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, winter break closure, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, vacation, and retirement.
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Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide support to Ohio University faculty and staff in their pursuit of extramural funding. In doing so, this position will provide administrative pre- and non-financial post-award support to faculty at the department level across Ohio University. This position interfaces with multiple electronic systems to submit proposals, receive awards, and request modifications. The person in this position is expected to be a content expert and to provide competent advice to faculty and staff in interpreting sponsor guidelines, University policy and procedures, state and federal law, and industry best practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for this position should consist of the following: a Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for this position are a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in proposal preparation, two years of experience in post award administration, two years of contracting experience, and a certification in research administration (CRA).

Department Research and Sponsored Programs
Pay Rate

Commensurate with credentials and experience. Employees also receive a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Job Open Date 2/1/2023
Posting Close Date

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, apply by February 23,2024

Job Category Administrative at-will appointment
Months 12 month
Planning Unit Vice President for Research
Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8-5 with occasional evening and weekend work as needed.

Campus Athens
Expected hours worked per week 40
Expected duration of assignment ongoing
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Bethany Spurrier, spurrier@ohio.edu 740-593-9750
Diversity Statement

Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Job Information


Employment Type full-time regular
Job Family/Subfamily Research Administration-Contracts & Grants
Career Track & Level IC 3
Pay Grade CA&P|17|

Contact Information

Ohio University
First Name
Last Name
Contact Email
Contact URL

Background Information

4-Year Degree
Years of Experience
  • Government
  • Commercial
  • Hospital
  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Administrator or Administrative
Work Authorization
Authorized to work in the US
Security Clearance

Target Job Information

Job Type
  • Full Time