Research Administrator or Sr. Research Administrator
Office of Post-Award Management (OPAM)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Office of Post-Award Management has one vacancy that may be filled as a Research Administrator or Senior Research Administrator. The successful candidate will be placed into the position they are most qualified for.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director for the Office of Post-Award Management (OPAM), the administrator reviews, negotiates, and finalizes for acceptance by the Authorized Representative, grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research, instruction, and other public service funding received by the University. Funding comes from international, federal, state, and local government sponsors as well as private for-profit and not-for-profit sponsors, including business, industry, associations, and foundations. S/he reviews, negotiates and recommends approval of contracts, cooperative agreements and subcontracts for sponsored research and other activities. The administrator provides administrative oversight of sponsored projects to minimize the University’s compliance risk related to sponsored activities while keeping abreast of new developments in federal regulations, policies, and procedures in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information and guidance for the research community.
Special Instruction to Applicants:
For more information including minimum qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/501567/research-administrator-or-sr-research-administrator
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.