Assistant Pre-Award Director

Columbia, SC
Oct 13, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00252PO17 Classification Title Program Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Pre-Award Director Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Engineering and Computing Department College of Engineering and Computing Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $48,572 Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

37.50 hours per week
Standard University hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Pre-Award Director will support the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) by delivering the pre-award services of the CEC Office of Research. This role is responsible for researching & identifying funding sources, building proposals, monitoring & analyzing compliance, and developing & presenting communication mechanisms to include instructional workshops for faculty.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 5 years related program
experience, or bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Actively involved in professional development organization related to the research administration field.


Experience with research proposal development to external federal and state agencies, such as FASTLANE, NIH, and other federal proposal processing systems. Current knowledge of regulations, changes and trends within the field of university research administration. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Excellent ability to read, write and speak English, and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, students, and staff. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 10/12/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 5 years related program experience OR a bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2


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