Director - Research Program Administration

Job ID 228171

This position will direct key programs, projects, and manage processes on behalf of the EVPR's Office.  Build relationships and collaborate with internal and external partners.  Responsible for financial decisions and has authority for making financial commitments on behalf of the EVPR's Office.  Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing performance, providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Faculty, staff, EVPR, Vice Presidents, GT staff, external partners, and administratorsThis position typically will advise and counsel: Faculty, research staff, EVRP, and research staff This position will supervise: Assigned staff.

Job Duty 1 -
Manage institute-level research administration analysis and decisions including financial commitments and cost share decisions on behalf of the EVPR's Office

Job Duty 2 -
Coordinate and develop research administration processes and policies

Job Duty 3 -
Write letters of Institutional support on behalf of the EVPR's Office

Job Duty 4 -
Review and Approve organizational Conflicts of Interest

Job Duty 5 -
Supervise and support staff engaged in institutional research administration and administrative support for EVPR's Office leadership

Job Duty 6 -
Coordinate research communication efforts in partnership with Institute Communications

Job Duty 7 -
Manage multiple standing relationships and ad-hoc committees and projects

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Overnight travel required for project delivery; flexibility in on-site daily service delivery hours (due to client shift schedules, project requirements).

Required Experience
Five to seven years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Certified Research Administrator (CRA)

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's  Degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must have a deep and broad understanding of research administration. Proactive decision-making and problem-solving skills to respond to high-pressure situations. Excellent customer service skills with proven knowledge of how to work effectively and professionally with all levels of internal and external customers on complex issues and problems. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines. Establish effective working relationships to accomplish objectives, an expert in working independently, and in a team environment

Other Information

  • This is not a supervisory position.
  • This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
  • No, this position will not be required to drive.
  • This role is not considered a position of trust.
  • This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
  • This position will not travel
  • This position does not require security clearance.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
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