Director of Academic Grants - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908


United States
(0401033)

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Detailed Job Description

As a member of the Academic Affairs team, and working collaboratively with the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Director of Academic Grants will facilitate sponsored programs by promoting linkages between funding opportunities and faculty research and provide leadership and support for all operational matters related to pre-award and post-award activities.
 

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:

Developing, updating, and maintaining policies, procedures and guidelines to improve the institution's grants infrastructure and promote a campus climate supportive of sponsored research activity;

Providing assistance in the planning and development of proposals, including budget preparation;

Reviewing, compiling, and submitting final grant application packages;

Developing and conducting grant-related training sessions;

Researching funding opportunities and communicating information regarding external grant programs to appropriate parties;

Maintaining intranet and internet pages with sponsored programs resources and information;

Assisting in writing proposals for grants to support academic projects and programs;

Providing guidance to faculty and staff regarding sponsored program issues;

Interpreting broad range of sponsor policies, government regulations, and award terms and conditions;

Protecting interests of university through careful review, negotiation of terms and conditions of sponsored project awards;

Ensuring university compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to sponsored programs;

Assuring effective communication about proposals with University's financial office and other offices that may be affected by grant activity;

Monitoring grant activity by working closely with faculty and representatives of the Controller's office, assisting with grant reporting, and providing other support as needed; and

Maintaining paper and electronic records of grant activity and preparing periodic reports on institutional grant seeking and awards.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred; exceptional writing skills and demonstrated experience in writing and editing proposals for grant applications; a working knowledge of federal regulations and compliance requirements related to university research and sponsored programs; ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, senior administrators and representatives from funding agencies; excellent communication and organizational skills; and a commitment to increase and expand external funding for faculty research and institutional support. Three years of experience in a sponsored programs office or proposal development preferred.
 

Required Minimum Qualifications

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required, exceptional writing skills and demonstrated experience in writing and editing proposals for grant applications; a working knowledge of federal regulations and compliance requirements related to university research and sponsored programs; ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, senior administrators and representatives from funding agencies;
excellent communication and organizational skills; and a commitment to increase and expand external funding for faculty research and institutional support.
 

Desired Minimum Qualifications

Advanced degree preferred.
Three years of experience in a sponsored programs office or proposal development preferred.
 

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Procedures

Apply online at https://careers.quinnipiac.edu. Application materials should include cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references. Consideration of candidates will begin May 1, 2012 and continue until position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.
 

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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