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DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROGRAMS

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Virginia State University only accepts state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for the state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references and transcripts. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online state application.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROGRAMS
Role Title Faculty-Administrative
Job Open Date 05/12/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2017
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Commensurate with Education and Experience
Agency VA State University (212)
Agency Website www.vsu.edu
Location Chesterfield - 041
Sublocation
Position Number FA628
Job Posting Number 1024618
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Salaried Faculty- S-2
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Virginia State University seeks to hire a qualified individual to provide operational leadership/direction, supervision, and oversight for the Office of Sponsored programs in the execution of fulfilling the mission and direction of the Research Division. The selected candidate will provide supervision and performance management for Sponsored Research Programs and staff; develop grant related documents and policies for program administration, research compliance and safety; and, manage the research and innovation budget. The position will be responsible for monitoring all financial related activities for the Office of Sponsored Program, as well as, reporting requirements. Additionally, the incumbent will ensure timely and effective contract negotiations, sustain activities at the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, the VLRC and similar initiatives. Perform additional duties as required. The position reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Previous applicants will be considered and do not need to re-apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Candidate must possess a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Considerable knowledge of and experience with sponsored research administration, including interpretation and implementation of state and federal standards/guidelines regarding grants and research. Demonstrated leadership experience and collaborative efforts working with various units across campus. Management experience is necessary. Strong analytical and organizational skills, exceptional communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, adhering to critical deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Virginia State University only accepts state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for the state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references and transcripts. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online state application.

Contact Information

Name Gayle O'Neal
Phone 804-524-5087
Fax
Email
Address

Virginia State University
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 9412, 1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document