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Contracts and Grants Specialist

Posted: June 11, 2024
Salary:US$30 - US$35 per hour
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:Remote

Job description

We are hiring a remote Contracts and Grants Specialist to support University-wide post award grant administration functions. If you're looking to grow your career in with a renowned academic research institute apply now!

1. Assists faculty and staff in preparation of grant applications for internal and external funding by providing input into the development of the research plan and/or program objectives based on the funding opportunity announcement with responsibility for ensuring timelines are achieved which also includes proposal budget development, budget revision, agency guideline interpretation, sponsor interaction, timeline development, file management, regulatory compliance and other aspects of proposal development and submission.
2. Responsible for administratively managing multiple large or complex School of Nursing grant program applications and awarded programs.
3. Responsible for organizing and tracking Oracle workflows and monitoring project accounts and producing monthly budget analyses.
4. Assists the Director with managing multiple departmental sponsored programs pre-award activities (ability to interact successfully with departmental, centralized grant administration and grant accounting personnel), ensuring regulatory requirements are met, identifying research opportunities for faculty, and notify the Director on timely issues/exceptions affecting grant proposals/awards.
5. Facilitates compliance relative to University and sponsor policies, program announcements, and procedures.
6. Responsible for budgeting, networking, technical training and assistance, grant and report review and submission. Perform complex financial analyses and/or revenue projects. May provide recommendations on line items.
7. The position directly reports to the Director of Research Operations.
8. Assist the Director in preparation of financial and annual reports.
9. Responsible for assisting faculty and staff in the preparation of applications for internal and
external funding, and post-award management.
10. Specific activities include assistance with budget development, budget revision, agency guideline interpretation, file management, and all documentation related to various progress reports, data use agreement submissions, and contractual agreements.
11. Assist with the management of departmental sponsored programs' post-award activities.


  • Knowledge of federal regulations related to grants and contracts
  • Strong research administration skills
  • Have worked with grants supported by federal agencies such as NIH, NSF, or DoD
  • Experience working on grants for an academic research institute
  • Bachelors degree


* Get an amazing opportunity to grow in a remote environment.

* Have team members who are driven and passionate about furthering research.

* Various benefits on top of insurance to support all aspects for your health!