This position is open until filled with first review of resumes taking place on 9/23/19.
The SDSU Research Foundation is seeking an experienced leader and research administrator to join the post award department within the Sponsored Research Services (SRS) division. The SRS division supports the research mission of San Diego State University in the areas of grant development and administration, including: developing and submitting proposals; negotiating grant and contract awards and subawards; and administering grants, contracts, research support funds and other campus and community programs. In addition, the division provides administrative support for gift funds on behalf of The Campanile Foundation.
Under direction of the SRA Manager, the Grants Management Supervisor will have responsibility for staff supervision and the day-to-day management of team of 4 to 6 grant specialists. The position is also directly responsible for post award administration, compliance and fiscal management of a complex and diverse workload comprised of grants and contracts awarded from federal, state and local government and private funding agencies, as well as donations and institutional and self-support activities.
The Grants Management Supervisor is required to exercise independent judgment and discretion when working with faculty, funding agency personnel, and SDSU Research Foundation and University personnel. He/she must be self-directed and able to prioritize and organize his/her own tasks and duties as well as the priorities and tasks of his/her employees and be able to function effectively and efficiently in situations requiring a high level of tact and diplomacy is necessary.
The Grants Management Supervisor must also possess the necessary skills essential to conduct and/or direct special projects, including researching, compiling and analyzing information needed to problem solve and resolve issues and/or reconcile funds. The position requires the ability to review and research materials, reports, and other information to assist with sound decision-making; draw logical conclusions and determine solutions in a timely manner.
Supervision and Approval Authority (55%)
Award Administration, Compliance, and Fiscal Management (40%)
Budgeting and Expenditure Oversight
Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned (5%)
Outreach and Promotional Activities
Minimum Education/Experience Qualifications
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer