Alfred University seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director, Sponsored Programs Administration. The Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for managing pre- and post-award administration of grants and contracts funded by federal and state agencies, businesses, private foundations, and other non-profit institutions.
The Director is responsible for all the financial and administrative functions supporting externally sponsored projects, with specific emphasis on developing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. The incumbent will collaborate with university leadership, administration and faculty to support research and grant activities; assist with proposal preparation and oversee proposal submission; administer the Intellectual Property Policy; negotiate contracts and non-disclosure agreements; develop and implement policies to ensure financial compliance; supervise accounting staff that monitor financial aspects of grants and contracts; oversee billing and collections related to sponsored activities; supports the A-133 Single Audit and agency audits.
Requirements for this position include:
Master’s degree in business, public administration, accounting, finance, law or related field.
Five (5) years’ experience in university sponsored program administration, other grants administration, or public administration
Five (5) years’ supervisory experience
Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years’ experience in research administration may be considered
Certified Research Administrator preferred
Knowledge of 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance, grants policies and procedures
Experience with contract and fee-for-service review and development
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel; Banner experience a plus
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students within a university setting
Focused on a professional education with an emphasis on APEX, our applied and experiential learning program. Alfred University has a long history of educating socially conscious students who make a difference in their professions and their communities.