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Position Opportunity: Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

  • 1.  Position Opportunity: Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

    CAYUSE CHAMPION
    Posted 01-12-2021 13:40
    Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) seeks a Director of Sponsored Projects Administration, who will be responsible for overseeing the Compliance and Post-Award Operations portions of the sponsored projects lifecycle.

    Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana, receives approximately $25M in external funding annually and currently holds a $70M open sponsored projects portfolio. The Director ensures contractual, financial, and programmatic management of all funded awards are in compliance with federal and state statutes, policies, and procedures.

    Sponsored Projects activity supports student success, community partnerships, research, and institutional effectiveness, which are critical to the mission and strategic imperatives of Ball State University.

    Position Function:
    • Promote and support sponsored project activity in the University; specifically oversee sponsored projects lifecycle from award negotiation through award administration, closeout, and audit.
    • Oversee SPA fiscal management. In addition, along with the Director, Sponsored Projects Development, provide leadership and decision-making in regards to electronic management, sponsored projects workflow, and policies and procedures; maintain a culture of compliance in research administration, ensuring adherence to federal, state, and university regulations.

    Minimum Education: Earned master's degree from an accredited institution.

    Minimum Experience: At least seven years of significant and progressive experience in research administration/sponsored project financial administration or a related field; working knowledge of OMB Circulars and other pertinent external regulations; supervisory experience.

    Minimum Other: Able to provide strategic policy, program, fiscal, and administrative leadership; effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; able to multi-task well under pressure, simultaneously handling a variety of projects and prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines. Evidence of problem-solving, organization, critical thinking, and time management skills; possess a strong commitment to diversity.

    For more information, contact, and how to apply, see the full posting on the BSU website: Director of Sponsored Projects Administration

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    Augusta Isley, CRA
    Senior Proposal Manager
    Ball State University
    amwray@bsu.edu
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  • 2.  RE: Position Opportunity: Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

    Posted 01-13-2021 14:34
    Hi Augusta, 

    Thanks so much for letting the community know about this great opportunity. We do have a job board in the community, let me know if you want to include this post in there as well?

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    Ena Bevrnja
    Community Manager
    Cayuse
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  • 3.  RE: Position Opportunity: Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

    CAYUSE CHAMPION
    Posted 01-13-2021 14:43
    Hi Ena! 
    Yes, posting over to the Job Postings community would be great. When I initially posted here, I didn't realize that existed. Then couldn't take this post down to move it over! 

    -A

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    Augusta Isley
    Senior Proposal Manager
    Ball State University
    amwray@bsu.edu
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  • 4.  RE: Position Opportunity: Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

    Posted 01-14-2021 08:02
    No worries, I'll move it over!

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    Ena Bevrnja
    Community Manager
    Cayuse
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