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Careers at OSP 


OSP helps ideas become innovations. As part of the OSP team, you'll provide centralized research administration support and expert technical guidance across the grant life cycle while bridging compliance, transparency, professional/principled advice, and customer-centricity.

Sponsored Projects Officer - Grants & Contracts


Manages the grants and contracts process from proposal submission through closeout for assigned departments/divisions including outgoing foreign and domestic subawards. Interprets complex federal (and other prime type) agreements. Reviews and interprets rules and guidelines for proposals and awards. Review, negotiate and accept grant and contract awards and agreements on behalf of the University. Drafts and/or reviews outgoing subawards and amendments ensuring proper flow-down of terms. Demonstrates ability to comprehend administrative and regulatory issues. Preferred qualifications include CRA, substantial knowledge of federal agency policies,  regulations,  and application requirements. Familiarity with electronic proposal/submission management systems preferred. 

Post #PRN30913B

 

Sponsored Projects Officer - Industry Contracts


Manages the industry contracts process from proposal submission through closeout. Interprets complex  industry agreements. Reviews and interprets rules and guidelines for proposals and awards. Review, negotiate and accept  contract awards and agreements on behalf of the University. Drafts and/or reviews outgoing subawards and amendments ensuring proper flow-down of terms. Demonstrates ability to comprehend administrative and regulatory issues. Preferred qualifications include JD, substantial knowledge of university policies and regulations. Familiarity with electronic proposal/submission management systems preferred. 

Post #PRN30713B

Contracts Administrator


Supports OSP staff, department administrators, and faculty in pre- and post-award grant and contract administration.  Uses electronic systems to facilitate award administration and processing. Drafts standard form contracts, agreements and subaward documents on behalf of the University. Manages award reporting/close-out process.  

Post#  PRN31622B

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WITH VARIED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES, EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDS, AND DEGREE TYPES.

Please do not be discouraged if your experience or degree type does not align with the HR listing; we simply ask that you take an additional step and email your resume and cover letter directly to OSP so that we can monitor your application's progress while it goes through HR's review process.

 

 

WE LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

If you have any questions about our open positions, career potential, and advancement opportunities, please feel free to ask us anything. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brent Brown, brent.brown@osp.utah.edu OR apply here.

 

Last Updated: 9/20/22