Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Information Systems

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Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Information Systems

Grants & Contracts Mgmt - 390030

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Department Overview
The Office of Sponsored Programs oversees the administration of externally funded sponsored projects for the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Position Details
The Office of Sponsored Programs Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire an Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Information Systems to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Defines vision for meeting current and future OSP 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 OSP 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 the following required qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree and six (6) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* This individual makes critical and complex decisions with a high level of initiative and judgment in a variety of situations.
* This individual must be able to engage, coach, and influence leaders and other key stakeholders, facilitate an environment of trust and respect between team members, maintain a broad network of internal working relationships, and have up to date knowledge of applicable law and federal, state, institutional, and sponsor guidelines, including but not limited to FARS, DFARS, 2 CFR 200, and UGMS.
* This individual must be able to work within database management systems and have a general understanding of query language and data management.
* Considerable knowledge of principles of computing and/or communications networks, and characteristics of computing hardware and software used in distributed environments; strong management and supervisory skills and abilities; ability to work with considerable independence and initiative; ability to analyze varied courses of action and participate in strategic planning; ability to assimilate, retain and utilize technical and applications-oriented information; highly-skilled IT leader/technician familiar with PeopleSoft/Oracle systems, SQL Server databases and applications, MicroSoft Power Bi, and other business intelligence solutions; working understanding of 2 CFR 200.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* A working understanding of project management tools (Basecamp, JIRA, Trello, etc.) and evidence of competence within the platform.
* A working understanding of a Sponsored Program data within an enterprise system (i.e. PeopleSoft).
* A working understanding of an enterprise data management system (SQL, Oracle, MySQL).

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
Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs Information Systems

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Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 7/18/2018
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