Director of Sponsored Programs

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 05, 2021
Apr 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

· A Master’s Degree required; Doctorate preferred.

· At least 5 years of experience in post-secondary education or public or private company requiring grant writing skills

· Experience in pre- and post-award activity; familiarity with issues of research compliance; knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; and evidence of leadership success in grant writing and successfully funded grants.

· Ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and diplomatically with faculty, staff and senior level administration (i.e., grants accounting, procurement, and other university administrators).

· Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, along with the willingness to reach out to various state and federal agencies and foundations, etc.

· Understanding of federal regulations and agency guidelines for grants management and sponsored research, including NSF, US DOE, NIH, NEA, and NEH and knowledge of A-133, A-110, and A-21.

· Ability to work with program officers at state and federal agencies and act as liaison between faculty and funding agencies.

· Evidence of ability to manage budgets effectively.

· Capability of producing creative and innovative solutions and approaches to common problems.

· Highly developed written and verbal skills required.