Senior Director of Research and Sponsored Programs (Administrator III)/Research & Sponsored Programs (2020-00013)

  • San Bernardino
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Administrative Analysis and Research

Job Description

Employment Status: Full-time, "Exempt," At-Will, position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required.

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. This recruitment has been extended. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 28, 2020.

Required Application Materials: All applicants must submit 1) Letter of interest or cover letter, 2) Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3) Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments and prospects for success in this position, and 4) Diversity Statement - may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared the candidate for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).

The University:
CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. For more information on the campus, please visit the CSUSB website.

In collaboration with Director of Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), assures pre d post-award compliance with federal and state policies and regulations: Reviews and negotiates contractual agreements and oversight of pre- and post-award compliance; maintains overall direction of all operations and cross training of the pre- and post- award services staff.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:
This position oversees all operational aspects of the pre-award services: Provides direction, oversees, and implement all pre-award services to assist with successful grant submissions.
Reviews and negotiates extramural contractual agreements; manages and oversees the maintenance of the database on proposal submissions and awards, and prepares sponsored program reports for both internal and external use.
Manages and oversees the maintenance of the campus review and proposal approval and routing process via Cayuse, as well as ensuring appropriate training is provided to all campus relevant constituencies.
Works closely with the Office of Research Development on identifying funding opportunities, developing grant proposals, and the ORD programs and activities. Implements educational training programs, workshops, seminars, and special projects related to grant and contract preparation, processing and submission, and administration. Provides opportunities for staff career advancement.
Keeps current via attendance at NCURA, SRA, and other professional organizations.
Maintains Sponsored Research and Projects website and newsletter.
In collaboration with Director of SPA, providing direction and cross-training of the pre- and post-award support personnel and student assistants.
Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and seven (7) years experience related to grant proposal submission and administration of grants and contracts.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and issues.
Extensive experience in proposal development, review, and submission; familiarity with government and private submission processes and systems (i.e.,, Fastlane).
Extensive experience in contract review and negotiation.
Extensive experience in grant proposal budget development and budget management.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational skills.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Bernardino, California 92407 United States View Map