Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs Information Systems

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Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs Information Systems

Grants & Contracts Mgmt - 390030

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Department Overview
The Office of Sponsored Programs, an office in the UNTHSC Research Division, provides pre-award, post-award, and accounting services for the support of faculty and other investigators while promoting compliance with federal and state agencies, private sponsor agreements, and UNTHSC research policies.

Position Details
The Office of Sponsored Programs Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs Information Systems to join our team. This position will work with the Executive Director, stakeholders within the Office of Sponsored Programs, leaders in ITS, and other areas of the Health Science Center, this individual will assist with developing strategies to optimize Sponsored Programs information systems needs, as well as oversee data management and reporting of Sponsored Programs data to the stakeholders such as the Vice President for Research, the President, the Cabinet, and through them to the Board of Regents and the Chancellor.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Defines vision for meeting current and future Office of Sponsored Programs data management challenges and technology solutions.

* Implements information technology solutions to support the needs of institutional research administration including compliance, portfolio management, work flow, data needs, including, but not limited to, presenting and demonstrating baseline software and then receiving and packaging of business requirements to send to software vendor for customization.

* Works with stakeholders in all areas of the UNTHSC to improve information systems' integration resulting in greater efficiencies and effectiveness of the institution.

* Leads implementation of new and existing functionality in EIS/PeopleSoft including, but not limited to, set up, conversion, documentation, query development and training of stakeholders.

* Strategic partner with business process owners throughout UNTHSC to understand the need and use of sponsored project data, and provide insight to improve the effectiveness, efficiencies and capabilities of the institution.

* Responsible for ensuring accuracy and integrity of funding portfolio data in various information systems and generating routine and ad hoc reports from those systems for use by staff, faculty and administration.

* Mentors and/or provides coaching for the members of Office of Sponsored Programs on business intelligence solutions.

* Directly supervises Grants IT Manager.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday

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Official Job Title
Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs Information Systems

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Posted: 3/26/2018
Application Due: 5/25/2018
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