Director of Sponsored Research
North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Director of Sponsored Research|
|Appointment Type||EHRA Non Faculty - At Will|
|FTE||1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The OSRP proactively facilitates the pre-award process and post-award grants management. Pre-award activities include providing technical assistance to faculty and staff to ensure continuity in the submission of proposals for grants and contracts to potential funding agencies. Post-award activities include providing regulatory oversight and complete, accurate, and timely financial information pertaining to contract and grant transactions to the University, funding agencies and other external stakeholders in cooperation with Division of Finance and Administration. The goal of OSRP is to ensure 100% accuracy in pre and post-award processes.
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) invites applications for the position of Director, Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP), which reports to the Associate Provost and Dean for Research and Sponsored Programs. The OSRP Director is the institutional grants and contracts officer and authorized official for submissions of all faculty/staff driven federal, state and private grants.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
A successful candidate will have a working knowledge of best practice grant review processes and legislation regulating grants administration, demonstrated ability to research rules and regulations and apply them to specific programs, demonstrated grant writing, capacity building and research administration experience, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Must also possess the ability to interact appropriately with constituents – faculty, staff, Federal and State officials – in securing submission and conditions of grants and contracts. Excellent organizational and management skills, ability to deal with multiple projects and meet deadlines. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Banner, electronic research administration and grants management systems. RAMSeS and Cayuse experience is a plus. Willingness to learn additional computer skills and software programs. Competency with budgeting and basic financial records. Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification is desirable/preferred.
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
Master’s degree with enough experience or Bachelor’s Degree with ten (10) or more years of experience working with sponsored programs/grants/contracts at a university and/or state and federal levels.
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification is desirable/preferred.
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
For those applicants who have already applied, they need not reapply to be considered.
|COVID Compliance|| |
NCCU COVID Policy
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage: https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19
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- List of References
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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