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Job Title: Research Contracts, Program Manager
Company Name: University of Notre Dame
Location: , IN US
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/13/2018
Expire Date: 08/17/2018
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Research Contracts, Program Manager


Research Contracts, Program Manager

University of Notre Dame


The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Research Contracts, Program Manager.

Applications will be accepted until 7/9/2018.

Job Description
Notre Dame Research (NDR) does amazing things! Researchers at the University of Notre Dame advance human understanding in order to do good in the world. Notre Dame Research Administration (NDRA) is integral to this mission. If you find passion in making a difference in a research environment and satisfaction in meeting customer needs, we want you to join our team.

We are recruiting an energetic professional to work as a Research Contracts, Program Manager (RCPM) within NDRA. This position is perfect for someone looking to build and manage a diverse portfolio of research contracting experiences. The RCPM works within NDRA, as a central office, and is responsible for a diverse spectrum of disciplines and sponsors, including federal, foundations, and industry. Within the Notre Dame research enterprise, the RCPM role covers a broad range of scientific and technical responsibilities, and provides exposure to researchers from many disciplines and colleges, as well as to a variety of groups across campus.

We want talented Research Contracts professionals like you to join us in continuing our endeavor in doing good in the world. With Notre Dame's unique mission, growing research program, and commitment to our research professionals, we believe there is no better place for you to choose to share your talents than with our University. We hope you join us!

The ability to work both independently and within a team, along with a strong connection to the work, are critical for success in the RCPM role. NDR further supports building your professional capabilities through internal and external training, as well as participation in professional organizations. Additionally, for the eight consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received distinction as one of the top higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual Great Colleges to Work For surveyand we are proud of it!

NDRA's RCPM team manages the receipt, review, approval, and establishment of all sponsored program awards within Notre Dame's portfolio, currently over $138M annually. RCPM work activities include:

  • Proficiently review, negotiate, and accept agreements related to research (collaborative research agreements, MOUs, material transfer agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc.)
  • Establish and negotiate sub-awards with sub-recipients of all types, and research consulting agreements.
  • Proficiently draft and execute customized contracts for non-standard situations, such as Industry Master Sponsored Research Agreements (MSRA) and Industrial Testing Agreements.
  • Support University compliance requirements such as IRB, export control, sub-recipient monitoring, FFATA, and technical and intellectual property reporting requirements.
  • Maintain information and documentation in our electronic research administration systems, and interface with Grants Program Management (GPM) staff for financial and programmatic award management.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • US Citizenship required
  • Bachelor's degree required in business, policy, law or related area. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with the review, acceptance, negotiation of grants and contracts for sponsored program funding.
  • Experience with eRA systems, sponsor systems, university legal and contractual requirements, and policy.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and negotiation skills.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Research Administrator certification preferred but not required.

    Department Notre Dame Research (43100)
    Department Website https://research.nd.edu/
    Family / Sub-Family Academic Aff / Grant Admin/Proposals
    Career Stream/Level EIC 2 Professional
    Department Hiring Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
    Pay ID Semi-Monthly
    FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt
    Job Category Administrator/Professional
    Job Type Full-time
    Schedule: Days of Week & Hours Typically Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
    Schedule: Hours/Week 40
    Schedule: # of months 12

    Posting Detail Information
    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Job Posting Date (Campus) 03/28/2018
    Job Posting Date (Public) 03/28/2018
    Job Closing Date 07/09/2018
    Posting Type Open To All Applicants
    Posting Number S18279

    Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.nd.edu/postings/12018

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    ABOUT NOTRE DAME:
    The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S18279. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.


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