Director, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research

$75,000 - $95,000 yearly
  • Marist College
  • Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
  • Feb 22, 2024
Full time Deans & Directors Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research

Job Description

 

Position Title:

Director, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research

Department/School:

Academic Grants

Salary/Pay Rate:

$75,000 - $95,000

Job Summary:

 

The Director is responsible for working with faculty and deans on program needs and assisting in the identification of potential funding sources, coordination of the preparation, submission, and review of selected grant proposals, and providing internal communication to the academic community regarding grant opportunities. The Director assists in the communication with funding agencies and in the development of policies for sponsored projects. The Director maintains Marist's accounts with the federal government's central systems of award administration and related government electronic systems.

 

 

 

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors and researches various government, foundation. and industry publications for potential grant funding sources and notifies faculty and staff of prospective funds for research and development.
  • Coordinates grant preparation for new programs and the expansion of existing programs by overseeing proposal preparation and budget development as well as assembly and submission of applications.
  • Reviews proposals for completeness. competitiveness, and compliance with institutional and agency policies.
  • Advises the administration on policy development needs to ensure compliance with government statues and new regulations.
  • Maintains electronic databases that enable communication with federal agencies.
  • Assists faculty and staff in contacts with external agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & Contact Information of 3 Professional References

 

Benefits:

The position includes a comprehensive benefit package*. Benefits for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • 3 weeks of paid vacation. 4 weeks of paid vacation beginning in the 6th year of employment.
  • Unlimited paid sick time.
  • 14+ paid holidays per year.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance programs at a 15% employee / 85% employer contribution rate. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Care (FSD).
  • Life insurance.
  • Generous short-term and long-term disability programs and workers compensation.
  • 403(b) defined contribution plan:
    • First 6 years College contributes 7.5%, Employee contributes a mandatory 4%.
    • College contribution increases to 10.5% in year 7, and 12% after 15 years.
    • Employee contribution decreases to 1% in year 7. Remains 1% thereafter.
  • 403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity – Roth option available. Voluntary, up to IRS maximum contribution.
  • Tuition Benefits:
  • Up to 16 undergraduate credits per semester. Up to 18 graduate credit per academic calendar. Eligibility extends to employee, spouse, and dependent children under age 26.
  • College pays 100% tuition only.
  • Eligible dependents may be Reimbursed up to $2,000 per semester towards tuition at another accredited institution.

*Eligibility requirements including waiting periods and/or employee probationary periods may apply at the discretion of the College.

 

About the Department/School:

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides assistance to full-time faculty and academic administrators interested in securing grant awards for research, curriculum development, and other creative activities relevant to the College's academic mission. Office staff assist faculty members and academic staff in answering your questions about grants, locating funding sources, obtaining and interpreting application forms, developing proposal narratives and budgets, and securing institutional support and approvals.

 

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #1 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

 

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

 

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

 

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

 

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