Sponsored Program Administrator

Gloucester Point, Virginia
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Office of Sponsored Programs at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is recruiting for the position of Sponsored Programs Administrator. VIMS serves as the School of Marine Science for the College of William & Mary with masters and doctoral programs within four academic departments: Biological Sciences, Aquatic Health Science, Fisheries Science, and Physical Sciences.

Working Title: Sponsored Program Administrator Position Type: Operational Full-Time Department: Office of Sponsored Programs Location: Gloucester Point, VA Posting Date: 2/20/2017 Posting Summary: Administrator assists researchers in preparing and submitting research proposals, ensures proper stewardship of financial resources by monitoring and managing Sponsored Programs accounts, and verifies compliance with all federal, state, institutional, and award-specific regulations and guidelines.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


 Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and sponsor rules and regulations related to grants and contracts.

 Strong working proficiency of a variety of computer applications to include advanced knowledge of automated accounting / financial systems.

 Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, independently, resolve issues effectively and exercise sound judgment when making decisions.

 Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with a varied constituency (e.g., senior faculty researchers, technical staff, students, departmental fiscal personnel, and representatives from external agencies).

 Strong organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities concurrently with competing deadlines.


 Demonstrated experience in accounting, finance or research administration.

 Proven experience using an automated financial or accounting system.

For more information and to apply on line, please visit https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/27141

The College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university and conducts background checks on applicants for employment. Applications by persons from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged.

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