OFFICIAL TITLE: Director for the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Vice President for University Advancement SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Subordinate staff within the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research
General Statement of Duties: The Director for the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the development and administration of externally funded grants and contracts and related research functions for faculty and staff. Under the direction of the Vice President for University Advancement, the Director will play an active and engaged role in the cultivation of grant funds to support current and future University initiatives, aligning the office's work with the University's strategic plan and mission.
The Director will be responsible for all facets of the preparation, production and management of grant proposals to foundations, government agencies and corporations including prospect research, cultivation, proposal development, stewardship, contract administration, budget management, time and effort reporting, event planning, database management and institutional compliance. They will coordinate with faculty and administrators in the preparation and management of grant projects that are institutional, departmental, multidisciplinary and individual-based research.
(E) = Essential
This is a full-time, benefited, APA position. The firm salary range for this position is $85,000 - $95,000 based on experience. Worcester State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
All applicants must apply online at worcester.interviewexchange.com
Expected documents for submission include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants must complete the National Student Clearinghouse Authorization form or submit the official transcript of highest degree.
All information that can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.