OSPA Supervisor - Research

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Position description
Responsible for operation of the Florida Office of Sponsored Projects Administration for 1) Federal/Foundation sponsored and Business/Industry sponsored research. Supervises pre and post award grant/finance staff including: workload assessment and distribution, delegation of special projects and initiatives to members of the pre-or post-award unit, coordinate and facilitate regular meetings with staff, performance management via performance appraisals and one-to-one meetings, guides staff in establishing and pursuing goals for professional development,. Represents the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration as assigned by administrators. Represents Federal/Foundation and Business/Industry staff with internal and external customers. Is first point of contact in communicating with customers when problems arise. Organizes and provides ongoing training and education support for staff, while encouraging an atmosphere of career development and professional support. Provides consultation to and receives input on changes to or clarification of policy and procedure; implements changes as needed. Responsible for consistent application of financial principles, cost treatment and cost sharing, quality of service, strategic planning and continuous improvement. Maintains high level of technical competence and confidence to apply knowledge in all phases of proposals and sponsored agreements. Must be adaptable, flexible, creative, dependable, responsible and able to perform within a changing environment. Works with the OSPA management group to develop policy as directed by regulation or internal needs.
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Health Care Administration, Public Administration, or related field with at least 5 years of relevant sponsored projects experience is required, or a Master's degree with at least 3 years of relevant sponsored projects experience. Technical expertise in grant or contract administration, regulatory matters, and internal and external policy and procedures required. Must have demonstrated leadership, excellent communication, problem solving and organizational abilities. Must be highly organized, efficient and able to work independently. Requires interpersonal skills to educate, influence and motivate others. Work is directed by OSPA Operations Manager and Federal/Foundation and Business/Industry team, incumbent must be able to take initiative and work independently under stressful situations. Candidate must possess the ability to manage several projects or tasks simultaneously and to exercise judgment when prioritizing projects.
Additional qualifications
Additional training or certification in Grant or Contract Administration or related areas is preferred.
License or certification

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday. This position provides a flexible schedule with teleworking options that will include some percentage of time on campus at one of the main campuses.
Weekend schedule
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Amelia Hoffman
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