Sr. Proposal Development Specialist

first_imgJob DescriptionUnder the direction of the Director of Sponsored Research, theSenior Proposal Development Specialist will be responsible forimplementation and execution of various pre-award and proposaldevelopment and submission activities in support of FBRI’ssponsored program operations. The successful candidate will assistin preparation and submission of research, outreach, and trainingproposals, which will include interacting with faculty, staff, andstudents in proposal preparation, reading and dissection of sponsorsolicitations, effectively communicating proposal requirements tofaculty and other proposal team members. The candidate will alsoassist in the technical editing, reviewing proposals for submissioncompliance, assembling budgets, working with sponsoring agencies asneeded and working with the university Office of Sponsored Programs(OSP) to meet all university requirements and deadlines forsubmission. This senior position will also work with the Directorof Sponsored Research to develop proposal resources, policies, andprocesses at FBRI and disseminate updates from sponsors and theuniversity as needed. This position has access to confidential,proprietary and sensitive information.Required Qualifications- Master’s degree in business administration or other relatedfield, or equivalent training, experience, certification.- Demonstrated ability to interpret and implement complexregulations, procedures and/or compliance standards, and experienceworking in a complex regulatory environment.- Demonstrated experience in budget development.- Proven ability to prioritize and manage large volumes of work toanticipate and meet deadlines.- A strong commitment to customer service.- Excellent communication and organizational skills.- Demonstrated proficiency in Excel.- Experience in an academic research environment.- Experience with federally funded research programs, experiencewith NIH a plus.- Experience in research grant and contract administration.Preferred QualificationsCRA or other applicable professional certification.Appointment TypeRestrictedReview Date5/15/2021Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction checkAbout Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Pamela Stell [email protected] during regular business hours at least 10business days prior to the event.Advertised: January 7, 2021Applications close:last_img

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