Asst Director of Research in Philadelphia, PA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Temple University   •  

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 65 days ago

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Reporting to the Director of Research Administration within the College of Engineering, the Assistant Director is a responsible lead for assignedgrant processes. Additionally, the incumbent will manage his/her own portfolio.

The Assistant Director will provide dedicated professional-level sponsored funds management with primary responsibility for post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout. Works independently on a highly complex

assigned portfolio that may include multiple Center grants. May also support proposal functions that include, but may not be limited to, proposal preparation, budget development, and submission.

This position service as a resource guide for departmental faculty and other administrators for research administration policies, processes, and activities.

On behalf of faculty and our College, you will routinely interact with sponsor contacts, the University's central offices, and collaborating institutions as needed. The Assistant Director will take on an increasingly complex

and diverse research portfolio and will serve as backup in the Director's absence.Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least five years related post-award research

administration or non-profit finance/accounting experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Ability to lead through adversity across multiple operational areas.

* Excellent customer service skills along with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of administrators, faculty, staff and students from diverse geographic regions

* Ability to prioritize work well and focus on completion of tasks.

* Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.

* Strong written and oral communication skills.

* Ability to use initiative, sound judgment, and a detailed knowledge of department and University policies and procedures to solve problems and make good decisions.


* MBA or Master's Degree in business, accounting, finance, or experience in

grant management, administrative operations, and human resource areas

* Knowledge of Uniform Guidance

* Experience with international sponsors/funding

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

Valid Through: 2019-9-13