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Position: Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs
Date Posted: October 28, 2014
Position #100096 Job Family 1105
Full-time, 12-month position
Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: Minimum Annual Salary Range: $65,000-$72,500 plus benefits (Benefits include health insurance w/premiums paid, retirement plan, & paid annual and sick leave)
Position Description: The Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs will coordinate the administration of funded research and scholarship in addition to sponsored programs at Minot State University. The successful candidate will also be responsible to ensure the University is in compliance with all federal and state regulations related to the administration of grant-funded projects and programming. This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs will:
- Facilitate the submission of all sponsored program proposals for Minot State University.
- Identify funding opportunities and assist in the development of proposals and preparation of budgets.
- Maintain a database of resources that can support scholarship activities of faculty and staff.
- Develop and maintain relationships with funding agencies and foundations.
- Provide training to faculty and staff that assists them in proposal preparation and management of funded projects.
- Serve as a resource for pre-award proposal preparation, post-award administration, and compliance reporting requirements on funded projects.
- Support the operations of the Institutional Review Board and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
- Develop and oversee a multi-year, self-sustaining funding strategy for the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Selection Criteria: Candidates for this position will have a minimum of a Master's degree. The successful candidate will have at least three to five years of progressively responsible experience in sponsored programs and a documented record of experience in grant development and administration in an academic environment. A successful record of obtaining grants from federal and state agencies as well as foundations and other private sector sources is required. Current knowledge of federal regulations and procedures applicable to grants and contracts is also necessary. Candidates will have proven ability to work with faculty across a variety of disciplines. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.
Application Process: Submit an application, current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and the names and contact information for five references. Applications can be mailed or submitted by email to the following address:
Human Resources Office|
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
2nd Floor, Administration Bldg
Minot State University is a state-supported institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 3800 students. The university is organized into three colleges-Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Health Sciences and the Graduate School. Bachelor's degrees are offered in more than 40 fields, master's degrees in 12, and one specialist degree.
Minot State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other prescribed category. MSU applies Veteran's Preference Laws. Inquiries or complaints regarding equal employment, educational opportunities, or the affirmative action program should be directed to the Affirmative Action Office.