Provides leadership to the Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI) in managing all aspects of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) enterprise. Provides leadership and managerial expertise to ensure that proper operational, administrative, financial, and staffing procedures are in place for the smooth and efficient operation of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Provides assistance to the VPRI, and OSP in managing all aspects of the program including direct supervision of all OSP. Has primary responsibility for overseeing the pre-award processes for the development and submission of external grant and contract proposals, as well as overseeing the OSP post award management of externally funded grant and contract proposals. Assists VPRI in the management of intellectual property and technology transfer activities. Provides oversight for the management of internal funding programs. Acts as liaison for the VPRI for assigned committee responsibilities. Assists VPRI in the oversight of research compliance activities. Provides supervisory management of ORGS accounting and budgeting (e.g., validation of budget forecasting, etc.).
Bachelor's degree.Seven years of experience with grant and contract development, submission, and award processes.Familiarity with federal agency proposal development guidelines, deadlines, and cycles.Strong competency regarding external grant budget preparation/review.Experience supervising professional and support staff.Excellent attention to detail.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Excellent computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Cayuse, etc.)Excellent interpersonal skills.
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About Central Michigan University
Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.