UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/09/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/18/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The OCGA Ancillary Research Agreement Director manages all outgoing research subaward, subcontract, and Multi-Campus Award transactions for VC Academic Affairs, VC Research, VC Health Sciences, and VC Marine Sciences (SIO). In addition, the team manages non-research, revenue-generating agreements (Service Agreements) and Unfunded Agreements, (ie. Non-Disclosure Agreements, Data Use Agreements, Software Licensing Agreements, Equipment Loan Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Unfunded Collaboration Agreements, International Memoranda of Understanding, and other non-monetary agreements ancillary to sponsored research). The team also supports the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS), and other strategic initiatives on behalf of the Office of Contract & Grant Administration.
Responsible for strategic input, analysis, program direction and coordination including policy and regulation analysis, evaluating current processes, systems, and tools, developing improved processes and systems, and ensuring appropriate infrastructure is in place to ensure compliance with all federal, state and University regulations and policies. Further, the Director is expected to resolve the most complex and sensitive issues that arise when determining whether an outgoing activity is appropriately classified as a subaward or as procurement services.
The Director is responsible for ensuring that the campus research community is provided with communication and information about OCGA Ancillary Research Agreements.
The Director is a member of the OCGA Core Leadership Team (CLT). This team is responsible for the development and long range planning affecting staffing, workload, processes and organizational values.
Undergraduate or Graduate degree with a major in contract law, intellectual property, research administration, business administration, political science, or a relevant field, and typically ten (10) years of experience in sponsored research administration, preferably at a higher education or research institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
In-depth knowledge of the organization's operational, personnel, and financial transactions and systems related to administration of contracts and grants.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate mutually beneficial agreements.
Thorough knowledge of industry best practices. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of contract law, federal patent, copyright, trademark, business, and tort law.
Ability to work independently; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. 1. Must have ability to work independently and under pressure, to manage multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities, and to deal with changing priorities, while maintaining personal effectiveness. 2. Must be able to independently exercise initiative and mature judgment, and follow up to resolve problems.
Strong service orientation, strong management skills, leadership, sound judgment and decision making, critical thinking and creative problem solving.
Skills using common desktop/web applications; understanding of research enterprise databases. Expert proficiency in the Microsoft suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, Access, Visio and others as required.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.