Sponsored Programs Administrator Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of Research & Engagement
Duties/Responsibilities: The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks an experienced professional who will be primarily responsible for reviewing and processing sponsored research project awards from federal, state and local government, non-profit and foundation sponsors. Responsibilities include: reading and analyzing award agreements including grants and contracts; conducting contract negotiations; recognizing unacceptable contract language; solving complex issues; recording actions in a relational database; and maintaining up-to-date electronic files. The Contract Coordinator will assist and advise faculty, researchers, and staff with award administration. The Contract Coordinator will prepare and present workshops on sponsored programs activities. The Contract Coordinator is required to keep abreast of new developments in University policies and procedures, as well as federal and state regulations.
OSP is committed to the professional development of its team and supports and encourages attendance to NCURA, SRA, and other member organizations pertinent to the Research Administration field. In addition, OSP has an approved Career Path which offers opportunity for promotion within the office.
Internal Number: 172527
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