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Director, Research Administration

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Job Description
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a Director of Research Administration to join Department of Surgery Administration. Research administration is the collaboration between faculty, students, and staff to identify funding opportunities, develop proposals, and/or manage sponsored funds. 


UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.


    Provide direction to school by assuring that proposals and awards are in compliance with federal, state, agency and institutional policies. Direct the authorization and transmittal of all proposals and negotiates complex agreements. Develop, enhance, and provide guidance to all contract and grant functions for business unit and staff members. Collaborate with management in order to ensure the deliverance of high quality service. Provide direction and leadership for operational aspects of contracts and grant management business operation matters and policy development and implementation. Provide expertise in strategic planning, organizational and management analysis, and grants and contracts management for the unit. Provides PI and management with adhoc reports in support of strategic plan. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred

Experience: Seven (7) years progressively building administrative background with at least four (4) years in full-life cycle research administration

Supervisory: Three (3) years in a management/leadership level.

Other: Clinical Research Associate (CRA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Financial disclosure reporting required by State of Maryland Ethics Committee.

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at [email protected]  Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Surgery
Job Posting: Feb 17, 2021
Unposting Date: Mar 3, 2021, 11:59:00 PM




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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time