Jenna Neff

  • OSP Proposal Team Lead and eRA Systems Specialist
Office of Sponsored Programs
110 Technology Center Building University Park, PA 16802
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Jenna serves the Penn State research administration community with a particular focus on proposal submission and pre-award issues. She supervises the OSP Proposal Team, which submits proposals to state and federal agencies, industries, and non-profits for various units experiencing immediate staffing needs or significant increases in proposal submissions. She is also the Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) for Outreach where she supports pre-award functions for the faculty and staff.

In 2008, Jenna started her career with Penn State in Arts and Architecture and then moved into Research Administration with the College of Engineering in 2009. Most recently she joined OSP in 2022 after working 10 years in the Eberly College of Science. Beyond serving as OSP’s proposal team lead, Jenna is OSP’s representative on the Pre-Award Advisory Committee.

Jenna received her B.S. in Business from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008.