Sr. Manager, Sponsored Programs
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

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The Department of Public Health Sciences is currently seeking a temporary Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs. The Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs directs and oversees all administrative and financial aspects of the Sponsored Programs division at the assigned facilities. The Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs operates with the goals of increasing sponsored funding levels and the output of funding proposal, as well as maximizing the use and efficacy of existing research funding dollars. Further, the incumbent develops and implements policies and methods that further these goals.

Core Job Functions:

1. Identifies potential donors or sources of funding and plans outreach strategies.
2. Participates in the development of grants applications and proposals.
3. Schedules and oversees planning for special events that publicize the organization and its programs to the community.
4. Trains, mentors, and supervises sponsored programs staff members, and prepares performance reports.
5. Negotiates contractual provisions with potential partners.
6. Develops and provides reports or documentation needed to secure and maintain funding and grants.
7. Ensures that grants and contracts adhere to organizational standards.
8. Acts as department expert and primary point of contact on funding issues and disputes.
9. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This individual will be assisting new and current staff with training and development.

• Identify problem areas, formulate alternative solutions and make recommendations for a wide variety of financial and administrative issues to streamline process for the grants and contracts program office
• Identify training needs and develop appropriate training plans for the grants and contracts programs office on awards management processes
• Support staff management and of the grants and contracts programs office, including assistance with interviewing and hiring and workload review and management.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



Bachelor's degree in relevant field


Minimum 7 years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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