Director, Faculty Research Support Team

Fort Worth, TX
Jul 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Director, Faculty Research Support Team

Grants & Contracts Mgmt - 390030

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Department Overview
The Office of Sponsored Programs oversees the administration of all external sponsored project funding for the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Position Details
The Office of Sponsored Programs at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Director, Faculty Research Support Team to join our team. This postition will establish and lead a Faculty Research Support Team (FRST), composed of experienced sponsored program administration professionals. This individual is responsible for supervision, oversight, and administrative guidance for compliance with sponsor, federal, and state regulations, university policies, and Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) procedures. This position is responsible for ensuring fiscal and administrative compliance in the areas of proposal composition and administration of awarded sponsored projects.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Provide vision and guidance for university-wide programs by establishing an effective curriculum of training and internal controls for the financial management for sponsored projects to ensure adherence with sponsor and university policy.
* Oversee FRST, a team of experienced Sponsored Programs professionals responsible for proposal development support and comprehensive PI financial portfolio management and time and effort management.
* Develop and manage orientation and training related to Sponsored Programs for new research faculty and Sponsored Programs off-boarding for departing research faculty.
* Serves as an advisor and resource for principal investigators/faculty and executive directors on sponsor terms and conditions including proposal guidelines, budget development, proof of work, payroll allocation, and post award reporting.
* Work with the Executive Director on strategic planning and policy and procedure development for Sponsored Programs.
* Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff and ensures that staff remains knowledgeable of changes in federal and HSC guidelines, policies and procedures related to personnel management.
* Assists with time and effort reporting processes and oversees audit coordination and response related to FRST responsibilities.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the Department.

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 the following required qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree and six (6) years 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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Monday - Friday

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Official Job Title
Director, Faculty Research Support Team

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