The Associate Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (OSPA), within the Office of the Executive Vice-President for Research and Innovation, is responsible for the operational and strategic oversight and management of all proposal submissions, and the administration of funded grants and cooperative agreements while maintaining a strong focus on service excellence.
Responsibilities include supervision and mentorship of Proposal, Award and Systems Core personnel, providing leadership and instruction throughout the entire OSPA office. This position is a critical component of the OSPA Leadership Team.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serving as signature authority for the approval and execution of documents associated with proposal submissions and externally funded awards.
Continuous improvement and compliance with institutional policies, procedures, regulations and strategic initiatives.
Maintaining current knowledge of sponsoring agency policies and procedures.
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Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. Grade EH Salary Minimum $56,064.
Demonstrated management and leadership abilities
Direct experience with diverse types of sponsored proposals and awards
Experience with PeopleSoft Financials, iRIS, Excel, and Internet Providers
History of exceptional customer service and support
Evidence of ability to work well with others in a team environment
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Operation Management or project management experience
Additional Salary Information: Salary range minimum to maximum
Internal Number: 38815
About University of Louisville
Founded in 1798, The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. With 12 colleges and schools, the University spans 3 campuses and 500 acres. U of L is a preeminent metropolitan research university with research expenditures exceeding $189 million in fiscal year 2016.