Assistant and/or Associate Director

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Assistant and/or Associate Director

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Vice Pres For Research

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description


Here’s a Glimpse of Day-to-Day and Your Opportunity to Contribute

You will be integral to the success of Sponsored Research Services (SRS) as the Pre-Award Proposal Administration leadership as you support the Associate Executive Director of SRS for Pre-Award Proposal Administration by facilitating work within the functional area, supervising proposal administrators, managing workload and providing guidance to members and principal investigators in interpreting complex sponsor requirements, and providing extensive trouble shooting for the AED in the Pre-Award area.

Your experience in proposal administration will enable you to troubleshoot by researching, locating, and eliminating sources of problems/issues. You'll oversee quality assurance for the administration of proposals, including compliance with federal and state regulations, sponsor guidelines, and System Member policies and guidelines as you review metrics on workload and turn-around times and provide recommendations for redistribution of workload and streamlining processes.

The Department

Sponsored Research Services (SRS) was established in 2011, to provide research administration services to The Texas A&M University System in Brazos County, Galveston and Qatar. Housed within the Division of Research at Texas A&M, SRS teams work with stakeholders across the globe to provide efficient and superior expertise and assistance with proposal submissions, negotiation of external contracts, and project administration throughout the life of the award. To learn more, visit https://srs.tamu.edu/

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for an Assistant Director position include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as well as six years of progressively responsible experience in a university or business setting developing budgets and or project/proposal administration. Minimum qualifications for an Associate Director position include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as well as eight years of progressively responsible experience in a university or business setting developing budgets and or project/proposal administration.

What You Need To Do:

Apply! A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended and may be uploaded/attached during the application process under CV/Resume.


Why Texas A&M University?

Texas A&M University is a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration.  Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .  Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more are part of the Texas A&M experience.  College Station has all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes.  Available employee benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums 

  • 12-15 days for holidays and breaks each year 

  • Employees working full-time receive eight hours of paid sick leave  and at least  eight hours of paid vacation  each month. 

  • Automatically enrolled in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas  

  • An employee wellness and work/life integration program that includes free exercise programs and release time

  • We invest in your future with dedicated training budgets for our employees each year. All employees also have access to free LinkedIn Learning  training. 

  • Educational assistance benefits designed to invest in and help employees further their professional and educational goals.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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