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SPA taking nominations for Departmental Administrators Working Group

After a successful launch last year, Sponsored Programs Administration at Mississippi State University is taking nominations for year two of the Departmental Administrator Working Group — DAWG, for short.

The professional development program provides participants an eight-month curriculum designed to develop sponsored-project administration skills and foster networking opportunities with campus peers. Topics include budget building, sponsor guidelines, application packages, regulatory compliance, proposal submission systems, the role of the principal investigator in managing a project, and understanding facilities and administrative costs.

Target participants are MSU staff with less than three years of experience in sponsored project administration. Participants are chosen through a competitive nomination and selection process.

Completed and signed applications should be sent to Natalie Carpenter at ncarpenter@spa.msstate.edu or campus mail stop No. 9564 by Aug. 23 at 5 p.m.

Click here to download the application package.

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