University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a Director of Research Administration to join Department of Surgery Administration. Research administration is the collaboration between faculty, students, and staff to identify funding opportunities, develop proposals, and/or manage sponsored funds.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provide direction to school by assuring that proposals and awards are in compliance with federal, state, agency and institutional policies.
Direct the authorization and transmittal of all proposals and negotiates complex agreements.
Develop, enhance, and provide guidance to all contract and grant functions for business unit and staff members.
Collaborate with management in order to ensure the deliverance of high quality service.
Provide direction and leadership for operational aspects of contracts and grant management business operation matters and policy development and implementation.
Provide expertise in strategic planning, organizational and management analysis, and grants and contracts management for the unit.
Provides PI and management with adhoc reports in support of strategic plan.
Experience: Seven (7) years progressively building administrative background with at least four (4) years in full-life cycle research administration
Supervisory: Three (3) years in a management/leadership level.
Other: Clinical Research Associate (CRA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Financial disclosure reporting required by State of Maryland Ethics Committee.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at HRJobs@umaryland.edu. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1482H
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Surgery
Job Posting: Mar 5, 2021
Unposting Date: Mar 13, 2021, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 166622
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.