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SENIOR CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR , Office Of Sponsored Programs (OSP) , to responsible for the administration of agreements for major academic departments, laboratories, and centers (DLCs) related to sponsored projects, including proposal review, grant and contract negotiations, and post-award administration. Will terminate and close out awards; monitor preparation of reports on property, patents, expenditures and the like; obtain instructions and disposition of overruns, etc.; advise and consult with appropriate Institute personnel on the preparation of proposals, budgets, cost sharing, and faculty effort; serve as a senior point of contact for one or more federal funding agencies; consult with and advise department heads, laboratory and center directors, faculty, and staff on all matters related to sponsored programs; attend local and regional meetings of professional research administrators and keep abreast of changes in sponsor requirements and legislation affecting sponsored programs; and assist with the professional development of others by acting as a mentor, leading workshops or group activities, and conducting formal training sessions. Will also perform other duties as assigned including serving on Institute committees and working on special projects.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field, at least five years of experience in one or more aspects of sponsored program administration, in-depth knowledge of agency policies and procedures, proven ability to establish problem solving relationships, a record of successful submission of proposals and negotiation of terms, and the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment. Experience in a university environment preferred. Job #17314-9
Internal Number: 17314
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