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Associate Director, Proposal Services and Faculty Support (Internal)
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 15, 2023
Title Associate Director, Proposal Services and Faculty Support (Internal)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Dept of Proposal Servs Fac Support
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Financial Planning/Budget Management

Job Summary

The Associate Director, Proposal Services & Faculty Support designs and implements appropriately targeted education and training programs covering all aspects of sponsored programs management and compliance designed to engage the faculty in the development of competitive grant and contract applications.

This is an internal posting. Non-temporary Auburn University or Auburn University Montgomery employees are eligible to apply.

Essential Functions

    • Responsible for assisting faculty in generating effective and fundable extramural proposals through identification of funding opportunities and the facilitation of the proposal process.
    • Oversees the design and administration of contract and grant educational programs to implement regulations, policies and procedures appropriate for the audience assuring consistency with institutional research and training goals.
    • Offers guidance to others in the review of financial and administrative management requirements of contract and grant proposals.
    • Provides counsel to researchers regarding proposal preparation and advises principal investigators on how to maintain appropriate stewardship of funded grants.
    • Coordinates the appropriate and required institutional reviews and approvals and works with principal investigators to ensure timely submissions of information.


About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

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