Re: Position Available Steiner, Susan 17 Aug 1998 13:55 EST

I too am looking for such a person for my University--Cal State L.A.
Would you be so kind as to share with me at least the salary range you
are thinking about. Thanks (, Susan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe giffels [SMTP:xxxxxx@UMARYLAND.EDU]
> Sent: Monday, August 17, 1998 12:15 PM
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> Subject:      Position Available
> Located in a rapidly-developing area of downtown Baltimore less than
> six blocks from Baltimore¹s Inner Harbor development and Oriole Park
> at Camden Yards, the University of Maryland campus is home to six
> professional schools offering advanced degrees in Medicine, Law,
> Nursing, Social Work, Pharmacy, and Dentistry as well as graduate
> degrees in the basic biomedical sciences.
> The Office of Research and Development (ORD) encompasses the research
> administration and intellectual property management (technology
> transfer) operations for the campus.  As a unified service unit, ORD
> provides a unique training ground for academic administrators seeking
> exposure to a wide range of issues affecting research at major
> biomedical research institutions.
> The University¹s research portfolio surpassed $145 million in FY
> 1997-98, and continues a steady increase begun in the mid-1980s when
> research contracts and grants totaled $50 million.  In addition,
> significant resources are being allocated to developing the
> University¹s intellectual property.
> This Contract and Grant Administrator (Specialist) position (details
> below) represents a challenging opportunity for a research
> administration professional to become a member of a team of academic
> administrators in the University of Maryland¹s Office of Research and
> Development.  With other Contract and Grant Administrators, this
> position is responsible for a variety of departments and schools on
> campus, offering the opportunity to develop research adminstration
> skills in several academic disciplines.
> ***
> University of Maryland
> Baltimore
> Contract & Grant Administrator (Specialist)
> Reporting to the manager/Team Leader, the successful candidate will
> have primary responsibility and involvement in all aspects of
> Pre-Award Contract and Grant Administration, including advising
> faculty in preparation and processing applications, ensuring
> compliance with agency and institution policies; drafting (when
> necessary) and negotiating terms and conditions of grant awards,
> contracts, subcontracts and clinical testing agreements and material
> transfer and confidential disclosure agreements; participating in the
> development and implementation of policies and procedures; maintaining
> up-to-date knowledge and expertise in federal/state/private agencies'
> regulations and policies; and staying abreast of new/changing laws and
> OMB circulars which affect sponsored program activities.
> Bachelor's degree, preferably in business administration or related
> field and three years of related experience, preferably in research
> and grant administration or advanced degree in law or business and one
> year of related experience.  Strong negotiation skills, legal
> background and computer experience in a Windows/Mac environment
> preferred.  Position requires knowledge and experience of pre-award
> research administration in an academic setting, preferably health
> science center.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
> essential.  Ability to execute multiple tasks and respond to multiple
> demands as part of a team; skill in problem solving and ability to
> consider multiple alternatives.
> Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
> Persons interested in this position should contact:
> Marjorie Forster
> Executive Director
> Office of Research and Development
> University of Maryland
> 5th Floor
> 515 W Lombard St
> Baltimore, MD  21201
> (410) 706-6630 - fax
> ***
> Joe Giffels
> Office of Research and Development (ORD)
> 515 W Lombard Street
> Baltimore, MD  21201
> (410) 706-6631 phone
> (410) 706-6630 fax