Careers at the Applied Research Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University
Grants and Contracts Manager and Administrator Positions
Searching for an experienced Grants and Contracts Manager and an experienced Grants and Contracts Administrator to join our Business Services Division at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University.
What YOU Will Do…
As an administrator, you will oversee the pre-award, post-award, and closeout activities for a variety of grants and contracts in addition to all subcontracting and consulting agreements, with varying levels of complexity. As a manager, you will provide leadership for contracts, grants, and subcontract/consulting activities, oversee the contract-related pre-award, post-award, and closeout activities for contracts and subcontract/consulting agreements, supervise the contracts and subcontracts staff, and act as the point of contact for ARL staff involving policies, regulations, and guidelines pertinent to ARL.
What YOU Need to be Successful…
Education: As an administrator, minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Management, or a related field, plus six or more years of related experience in government contracting or sponsored research, preferably in an academic setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. As a manager, minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in Business Administration, Finance, or Management, or a related field, plus nine years of prior government contracting or sponsored research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
You will be subject to a government security investigation, and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. For the manager position, due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required in addition to standard background checks. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.
To view full job descriptions, and to electronically apply, visit:
https://apptrkr.com/1700483 for the manager position and;
https://apptrkr.com/1697611 for the administrator position
Located in the heart of Happy Valley, State College, PA, The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas.
Employment at ARL Penn State includes many benefits and rewards, including:
• Comprehensive relocation package
• Professional development
• Career advancement opportunities
• 75% Tuition discount for you and your family
• Safe and diverse community
• College sporting event mecca
• World-Class entertainment facilities and events
• Cultural events
• Good public education system
• Activities for all stages of your life
ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION on other positions at ARL, visit our web site at http://www.arl.psu.edu.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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