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The Sponsored Projects Officer (SPO) is responsible for the compliance oversight of grants and contracts for all sponsored research. The SPO provides proactive guidance and support to Principal Investigators (PIs) and staff with proposal preparation and submission; contract award negotiation and acceptance; and overall management of sponsor compliance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; Master's degree preferred.
Experience in proposal development and management of grant/contract mechanisms required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, highly organized, and flexibility is required.
Analytical and organizational skills required to compile and analyze grant/contract proposals and other data related to sponsored projects, and to manage multiple on-going activities and deadlines.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit. Pressure in this position will vary depending on the workload. The workload will be heavy but manageable most of the time. Pressure may arise in the face of deadlines associated with grants, required documentation related to the physician’s OSU faculty appointment, etc. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.