Director, Grants & Contracts Administration - Rosemary Madnick
Rosemary Madnick is Executive Director for the Office of Grants and Contracts Administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). In her current position, she is responsible for both pre- and post-award administration of approximately $127 million in annual sponsored project awards. Her experience with grants and contracts management at various institutions has provided her with more than 23 years of knowledge in research administration.
Her experience has given her distinct skills in research, development and evaluation of policies and programs as well as the know-how in investigating and analyzing problems with broad impact using data to develop sound decisions.
As a senior research administrator, Madnick provided consultation and guidance on all aspects of sponsored program administration including development of research policies and procedures, resolution of grant and contract issues internally and externally. She has represented her Institutions on site visits and with funding agencies. In addition, she is also been involved in strategic implementation of new organizational structures to support grants and contracts operations and implementation of activities requiring facilitation and change management activities. She serves as the UAF Administrative Representative to the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) and is the University’s Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) for grants and contracts.
Madnick has been a member of NCURA since 1998. She is past chair of Region VI (California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii and Alaska) for 2012; and has served in many regional and national committees as well as presented sessions and evaluated workshops at both regional and national meetings. She is a recent graduate of NCURA’s Executive Leadership Program.