Grant Specialist

Huntsville, Texas
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition: 201700204S

Department: Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

Educational and Experience Requirement: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one (1) year experience in grant research and its administration. Prior experience in grant administration at the university level would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Primary Responsibilities: Assists in the preparation and submission of funding applications and proposals as identified by the Associate Director, Director and/or Associate Vice President of Research. Assists in data collection, management and reporting for grant proposals and awards. Advises Faculty regarding research funding and other external funding opportunities. May assist the Director, Associate Director and/or the Associate Vice President of Research in meetings with foundations and other external funding entities. May coordinate and prepare training workshops pertaining to external funding opportunities. Provides pre-award/post-award administrative guidance. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications: Use of standard office equipment including personal computer, calculator and facsimile. Knowledge of budget and grant administration practices, methods, resources and standards. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Ability to organize work effectively and prioritize objectives. Maintain good working relationships and communicate effectively with department, workgroup, university faculty and staff, and external funding agencies.