Jessica Stroud

Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

Senior Research Contracts Program Manager


Jess Stroud joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she served in a number of different roles, first as a senior pre-award specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs, with the primary responsibility of submitting grants to a variety of private, state, and federal sponsors; then as the contracts manager position of reviewing, negotiating, and drafting all incoming and outgoing research-related agreements and compliance oversight of the conflict of interest program and export controls; later becoming the manager of grant support in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Prior to UWM, she was part of the research contracts team at the University of Iowa. At Notre Dame, Jess is a senior contracts program manager, responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements.