Director of Grants, Contracts, and Post Award Administration

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Director of Grants, Contracts, and Post Award Administration

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa


Administrative Affairs

Location Address:

United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule:

Typically, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week; occasional evenings, weekends, and overtime as needed

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Job Summary:
The Director of Grants and Contracts Post Award Administration reports to the Vice President for Administration & Finance and serves as a key member of the finance team, overseeing the stewardship of government and private funding. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure transparency, comprehension, alignment and reporting for funding and oversee a collaborative process required for accurate analysis, management, and oversight of the organization’s external funding portfolio. This role is responsible for supporting and advising cross-departmentally with the research office, principle investigators, center directors and program staff to create a positive, accountability oriented, collaborative relationship.

Environmental Hazards:
Typical office environment.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry 8-10 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Special Instructions to Applicants


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In addition, OSU Medicine’s Customer Service Philosophy is:
“We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch.”
We achieve our service standards with employee behaviors centered on safety, courtesy, presentation, and efficiency.

Safety is:
-Be aware of environment
-Be intentional in your actions
-Ensure accuracy
-Mitigate potential hazards
Courtesy is:
-Welcome and actively engage in a friendly and respectful manner
-Be responsive, polite, and helpful
-Demonstrate care and concern
-Show appreciation and say “Thank You”
Presentation is:
-Be professional
-Have a clean and neat appearance
-Maintain a clean and organized work area
-Remember what you represent at all times
Efficiency is:
-Respond to needs in a timely manner
-Organize and prioritize your work
-Be available and respect others’ time

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


· A baccalaureate degree in business, finance, accounting or a related field.

· Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in higher education or

nonprofit industry with significant exposure to grant budgeting and

reporting processes to government agencies.

· Demonstrated ability to communicate with and inspire others to more

effective, creative, and productive performance.

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, and

staff with a commitment to fiscal responsibility and regulatory


· Demonstrated ability to make informed decisions in a timely manner.

· A proven track record of success in a complex operational setting.

· A history of ethical decision making.


· Graduate degree with additional certification, such as a CPA preferred.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 8/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time