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Grants & Contracts Specialist

Hiring department Ofc Sponsored Projects
Monthly salary $4,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-03-06-02-9159
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin, TX (off-campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This office and position is located in the West Pickle Research Building at 3925 W. Braker Ln.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Review and analyze University sponsored project proposals for compliance with sponsor, federal, state, local and university guidelines and regulations. Provide counsel and guidance for corrections when proposals do not meet criteria.

Essential Functions

Review and analyze University sponsored project proposals for compliance with sponsor, federal, state, local and university guidelines and regulations. Provide counsel and guidance for corrections when proposals do not meet criteria. Analyze and review budgets for sponsored project proposals and contracts for accuracy and compliance with sponsor, federal, state, local and university guidelines and regulations. Provide counsel and guidance for budgetary corrections. Troubleshoot electronic proposal and subcontract submissions that utilize internal university systems and external sponsor systems (i.e., Research Management System (RMS), FastLane, NIH Commons, Cayuse, etc.) Respond to and resolve various sponsor requests for information and assistance. Enter and update proposal data and information in university research manager system Provide mentoring and training assistance to faculty, departmental, research staff and other Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) staff. Participate in professional development and attend conferences to remain current with standard and overall UT, local, state and federal guidelines, regulations and electronic submission requirements.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Three years experience in the preparation, processing, and/or negotiation of research grant and/or contract proposals. Experience working with Electronic Research Administration. Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, state, local and university sponsored project guidelines and regulations. Demonstrated knowledge working with deadlines and under pressure and the subsequent ability to prioritize tasks. Works on several projects with overlapping deadlines. Must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer on a full-time basis. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Research Administrator, more than three years of experience in preparation, processing, and negotiation of grant and contract proposals and awards. University experience. Takes independent, resourceful approach to workload. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Communicates effectively with diverse groups. Individual who pays attention to detail and is accustomed to a fast paced environment with many deadlines.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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