Associate Vice President for Grants, Sponsored Projects, and Research

Associate Vice President for Grants, Sponsored Projects, and Research

Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) welcomes applications for an Associate Vice President (AVP) for Grants, Sponsored Projects, and Research. The AVP reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  The AVP will coordinate grants, sponsored projects, and research activity across the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) through Millersville University of Pennsylvania.  Within Millersville University, this individual will oversee the function and budgets for the Office and serves as managing supervisor for the unit, currently consisting of two individuals. This position, in collaboration with faculty, staff, deans, vice presidents and other administrators within Millersville University and across PASSHE, will develop and maintain effective procedures for the discovery, acquisition, and administration of grants and external contracts; preparation, authorization and submission of grant proposals and related contracts; budget preparation, implementation, and management; annual reporting and intellectual property protection; contract hiring; and ensures local compliance with university, system, state, and federal regulations and policies.

Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning (through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to  Baltimore, Philadelphia, and  NYC.

We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.  Additional information about the program can be found at

For complete position description, list of qualifications, and to apply, go to and create an application.  To be considered a complete application must be received by the January 10, 2021 closing date.  Position start date as early as March 1, 2021 but no later than July 1, 2021.

Millersville University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution.
A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.