Senior Program Manager - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Senior Program Manager will be a member of the Research Advancement and Partnerships (ORAP) group in the Office of Research and will manage activities including but not limited to; the seed grant programs, limited submission proposal reviews, post award project management of large grants, research advancement activities including team building activities for large proposal development efforts.

Create solicitations for seed grants, coordinate reviews, and manage RFP and decision announcements.

Coordinate with the Director for Research Advancement and Partnerships and Principal Investigators to identify proposal opportunities and team members and work with the teams through various stages of proposal development.

Lead the project management component of large proposals and provide project management support when proposals are funded.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters or PhD degree demonstrating general knowledge of various technical fields.

General experience in a wide range of disciplines; business, administration, legal, accounting, grants management.

Familiarity with major federal and non-federal sponsors that support university research and scholarship.

Ability to provide supportive leadership, clear communication in a team-based environment.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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