This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3065
UW Job Family: 31
SOC Code: 11-1021
Pay Grade: 23
Date: March 01, 2008
Management and administration of policy and regulations related to the research and sponsored project enterprise.
Provide pre-award services to UW community including off-campus sites related to research and other sponsored projects including development and preparation of proposals and project budgets.
Receive, review for the University of Wyoming and outside agency compliance and approve proposals for submission.
Receive, review, secure legal review and revision as appropriate, and recommend contract/agreements for authorized signature.
Provide Electronic Research Administration (ERA) liaison for all sponsor agency proposal and grant/contract management systems.
Manage portfolio of outstanding proposals through award process; represent UW authority in interactions with sponsor agencies to obtain and provide information to support proposals and current research projects.
Negotiate award conditions including budget revisions and contracts on behalf of the University of Wyoming; review grant award or contract documents and recommend for acceptance.
Provide certification and assurances for institutional compliance with federal regulations.
Coordinate activities of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for projects involving human subjects as mandated by federal regulations; coordinate with investigators, Board members, and legal staff to secure protocol approval.
Sign approvals on behalf of regulatory Board; supervise management of records of action for federal compliance and inspection.
Develop and conduct training for researchers and research staff on regulatory issues.
Negotiate and issue subcontracts with educational institutions and other federal and non-governmental entities including foreign entities, including negotiation of contracts, terms of agreement, payment schedule and scope of work; and recommend approval.
Develop information avenues for the University of Wyoming community related to research and other sponsored programs including presentations, training workshops, web site organization and development and funding opportunity databases; direct the webmaster; and represent the institution to system vendors.
Remain current and informed of federal policy and regulations, agency requirements and national issues related to research by participation in topical list serves, attending national and regional conferences and researching web-based or other materials.
Interact with the Vice President for Research and Economic Development on interpretation and implementation of corresponding University of Wyoming policy (ies).
Interact with the Vice President and Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development regarding policy development, revision and implementation; institutional policy and procedures related to research and sponsored projects.
Sign research and sponsored projects related contracts or other documents as authorized by the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment. Repetitive hand movement and regular exposure to computer terminal display hazards and occasional travel.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.