Assistant Vice President – Research & Innovation
Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University System
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) in the Division of Research & Innovation (R&I) reports to the Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI), and under general direction, develops, oversees, and directs research projects, programs, initiatives, and/or activities across the Division of Research & Innovation (R&I). The AVP manages the day-to-day operations of the Division of Research & Innovation and to provide administrative support to the VPRI. Under general direction of VPRI, the AVP oversees the areas, including the sponsored grants and contracts, research advancement, research compliance, undergraduate research, innovation-commercialization-entrepreneurship-economic development, and supervises subordinate staff. The AVP assists VPRI to oversee the activities of research centers and institutes, research services, research administration, research communications, and business operations, as needed. The AVP is expected to maintain a high level of client service for research advancement, and high operational efficiency in administering sponsored grants and contracts, while fostering a culture of informed-self-directed research compliance with institutional, federal and sponsor regulations, and stewarding the growth of the innovation enterprise at PVAMU.
Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students for more than 140 years. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.
PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu. Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!
Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.
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Background Check Requirements:
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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