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Program Director 1- Administrative - (STA014227)

This position will manage the daily operations and carry out administrative activities for a research center.

Some of the essential duties and responsibilities are:
  • Oversees sponsored programs for the center, ensures the timely submission of proposals and applications, and ensures the timely execution of awards and contracts.
  • Provide assistance to the Director in the areas of sponsor trends, funding opportunities, allowable costs, budget preparation, oversight and applicable agency guidelines.
  • Develops, coordinates and reviews multi-investigator and multi-institution proposals jointly with the office of contracts and grants.
  • Acts a liaison between the office of contracts and grants and the faculty and funding agencies.
  • Develops and administers a tracking database for proposals, awards and expenditures; and prepares external funding reports.
Required Attachments by Candidate:
  • Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting
  • Resume
  • Salary History
  • Three work references: the hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule working up to 2 days remotely after probationary period.

Directs an ongoing university program to ensure that prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with its mission and/or specified objectives. Prepares short- and long-term goals and objectives.

  1. Plans, develops and administers methods, strategies and procedures for meeting program objectives; directs and oversees the daily activities of staff members.
  2. Prepares and monitors the annual budget and ensures that expenditures are within budget allocation.
  3. Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with carrying out the objectives of the program.
  4. Directs the preparation of and reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objectives; modifies or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attains objectives.
  5. Analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs.
  6. Formulates, implements, and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.
  7. Manages and administers grant for program, including meetings, communication coordination, scholarships and other operations.
  8. May prepare or participate in the preparation of proposals to obtain grants from state and federal agencies, and private foundation sponsors.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 3 years experience

Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

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