Office of Sponsored Programs Reorganization Plan
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will adopt a new,
decentralized structure to achieve operational efficiencies and better serve
researchers at Clemson University. These
changes will become effective on July 1, 2013, and will phase in through
September 30, 2013.
The main elements of the reorganization include the
Creation of OSP Support Centers
college-based grant support teams will become OSP Support Centers and report
directly to the OSP Director.
- Each OSP Support Center will have a lead Grants
Administrator who will manage the unit’s human resources and daily work flow. These leaders will form the OSP Steering
Committee, responsible for implementing uniform policies and procedures across
the institution. Each OSP center will
gain one new position, filled either by an existing OSP staff member or a new
- All proposal submissions and award acceptance
activities will be managed through the OSP Support Center, eliminating a
duplicative review at the Central OSP level.
- Each college will form a Faculty Advisory
Committee, to be chaired by the Associate Dean for Research, that will provide
guidance and feedback to the OSP Support Center.
View Overall OSP Organizational Chart
View Individual OSP Support Center Organizational Charts
of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences/Public Service Activities
of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
of Business and Behavioral Sciences
of Engineering and Science
College of Health, Education and Human Development
(currently also serving School of Education)
OSP Central Office: Providing New Cross-College Services in Proposal Development, Contracting, Grantsmanship Education, and Career-Stage Specialties
new Proposal Development Center with
a dedicated and highly-skilled staff will identify and coordinate a response to
multi-million dollar, interdisciplinary funding opportunities, aimed at
achieving Clemson University’s 2020 goals.
This team will also be available to provide individual faculty proposal
strategy or review, as time permits.
central staff will continue to handle all non-industry contract review and
speakers on general, and agency-specific proposal development/grantwriting
will introduce a new electronic proposal submission module within the existing
InfoEd system in Fall 2013.
Central will continue to manage the Limited Submission Program.
View Organizational Chart for Point of Contact Information for Central
View Matrix of Roles and
Please contact Sheila T. Lischwe, Ph.D.,
Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
phone at 656-0881.