GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Office of Research Administration and Finance the Director Sponsored Program will plan, direct and administer the Sponsor Program Services for the University Massachusetts Medical School. Serve as Campus official authorized to sign grant proposals, agreements and contracts including federal and non-federal contracts and awards. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with funding agencies, non-profit foundations, industry sponsors and university constituencies working with senior management to manage initiatives and issues that affect the research portfolio of the Campus. Manage staff activities to ensure compliance of institutional policies, federal and state regulations and sponsor guidelines.