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Posting Date: June18, 2021                                                          Posting End Date:  August 18, 2021

Position: Associate Director of Sponsored Programs              Department: Research and Graduate Studies

Status: Full-Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Associate Director of Sponsored Programs will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs in the Pre-Award services including establishing operating procedures for the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).
  • Assist the Director in Training staff of the OSP in the use of federal systems such as FASTLANE and Grant.Gov. 
  • Assist the Director in Keeping abreast of current and proposed federal and state regulations as the affect management of grants.
  • Assist the Director in conducting training sessions for faculty, staff and administrators
  • Assist the Director in Rendering technical assistance and guidance to faculty in the preparation and submission of proposals to funding agencies.
  • Assist the Director in Reviewing funding applications to ensure accuracy, adherence to agency requirements and compliance with submission requirements
  • Assist the Director in monitoring technical reporting requirements as indicated by sponsoring organizations


  • A master’s degree in business, computer Science, mathematics or any other related field
  • 5-10 years of experience, preferably in a research environment
  • Administrative experience in higher education environment
  • Knowledge of government funding agency regulations and compliance issues

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

  • This position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities.
  • This position require you to travel.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of
employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.