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Monday - Friday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Commensurate with experience


Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.


Bachelor degree required. Master degree preferred.


  • 2-5 years in accounting, grant writing, project management experience required.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Several years of experience in grant management and/or project management.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Sponsored Research will work with faculty to identify, develop, and manage grant proposals and funded projects. The Director of Sponsored Research will coordinate this work with other administrative units on campus including the Finance Office and Institutional Advancement.

The Assistant Director of Sponsored Research (DSR) needs to create balanced budgets and needs to be creative in identifying matching funds.

  • Grant management (accounting, report writing, etc)
  • Faculty proposal development (identifying sources, budget creation, etc)
  • General Grants Management (website management, etc)
  • Institutional Proposal Development


To be considered for this position:

Step 1: Complete the Valparaiso University Employment Application.

Step 2: Send electronic copy of cover letter, resume and list of references.

Step 3: Please complete the EEO form (Completion of this forms is strictly voluntary, we would appreciate your input).

All materials can be sent electronically to (OR) fax to 219-464-6887.


Please address cover letter:

Rick Gillman - Assistant Provost
Kretzmann Hall
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN  46383


Equal Employment Opportunity - Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Diversity - (Informational material)

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experience to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at:


NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Valparaiso University participates in E-VERIFY to confirm work authorization.