Job Summary Sponsored Projects Administration, Pre-Award is the central pre-award or sponsored projects office at the University of Georgia. The office manages a portfolio of approximately 2,500 awards annually, totaling more than $200 million. Work is considered highly professional and technical, involving the review and processing of research and other types of grant proposals, negotiation of awards and contracts, and a variety of post-award non-financial administrative duties (no-cost extensions, amendments, compliances, problem-solving, etc.) The successful candidate will join several other research administrators in SPA and maintain a caseload of proposals and awards spanning a group of departments, colleges, centers, or institutes at UGA. Highly professional customer service drives all activities in SPA. The employee will promote proposal application development and provide assistance to faculty, staff, and graduate students. The employee will independently negotiate awards and will possess signatory authority to bind the University to agreement terms and conditions. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university. Two to three years direct experience in an area related to proposal submission and non-financial post-award management, preferably in an educational institution (at either a central or a departmental level) required; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.