ASST GRANTS OFFICER
Job Summary This is administrative and technical work involving the receipt and processing of proposals and awards and post-award documentation involving a smaller caseload of proposals and awards that exceeds the projected caseload and degree of complexity of a Grants Specialist, and with a minimum degree of complexity that reflects a mid-level grants administrator's level of expertise, within Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA). An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for promoting application development and submission for external funding, as well as providing proposal assistance to faculty, staff, and graduate students. With assistance from legal counsel and under the direction of an Assistant Director, employee negotiates and approves agreements and contracts for research and other types of sponsored projects; serves as direct liaison between funding agencies and institution; and interprets agency policies, regulations, and guidelines (seeking assistance from Assistant Director as required). Work is performed with close supervision under general direction of the Assistant Director and administrative superiors. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university required. Four to five years of direct experience in the area of proposal submission and non-financial post-award management, in an educational institution (at either a central or a departmental level) required; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.