Assistant Director of Pre-Award

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Director of Pre-Award

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Dean's Office, School of Eng and Applied Science

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-10-2018

Posting Summary:
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for an Assistant Director to support the operations of the Office of Pre-Award Research Administrative. The Assistant Director of Pre-Award will manage pre-award activities for the School, which has a large, complex, and diverse portfolio of grants and contracts. The incumbent will oversee budget and proposal development, pre-award negotiations for academic and research projects/programs and interpret regulations and guidelines. In partnership with the selected candidate will oversee the development, negotiation, and maintenance of applications and awards, and ensures fulfillment of all requirements and compliance with rules and regulations. The successful candidate will lead on complex applications and interdisciplinary proposal development, establish and maintain procedures and guidelines for grant administration, and monitor compliance with sponsor and institutional guidelines and procedures.

The successful candidate has a proven record of accomplishment of translating complex information and providing highly specialized grants and contracts advice. In addition, extensive knowledge of research administration, particularly pre-award management and the ability to demonstrate exceptional decision-making skill is required. Proven ability to work independently with little to no supervision, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, interact professionally with faculty and staff and negotiate successful resolutions to various situations while demonstrating a high level of attention to detail is required. Preference given to candidates with proven history of planning and directing the components, budgetary aspects and overall administration of grants and contracts. Ability to manage risk, identify areas of exposure, and structure interventions is required. Successful management and strong leadership skills are also required.

A bachelor's degree with at least six years of grant and contracts experience is required. Preference given to those with experience in an academic department. Master's degree and Certified Research Administrative (CPA) preferred.

To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0623617. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

The posting will remain open until filled.

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proven record of accomplishment of translating complex information and providing highly specialized grants and contracts advice is required.

Extensive knowledge of research administration, particularly pre-award management and the ability to demonstrate exceptional decision-making skill is required.

Proven ability to work independently with little to no supervision, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, interact professionally with faculty and staff and negotiate successful resolutions to various situations while demonstrating a high level of attention to detail is required.

Ability to manage risk, identify areas of exposure, and structure interventions is required.

Successful management and strong leadership skills are also required.

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