Sponsored Project Administrator

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Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00042PO18 Classification Title Grants Administrator II Internal Title Sponsored Project Administrator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Office of Research Department Sponsored Awards Management Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $53,606 Advertised Salary Range $53,606 - $80,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

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

This position is responsible for providing institutional-level sponsored programs administration services to a portfolio of academic departments and research units, including acting as an institutional liaison with extramural sponsors.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or the social sciences and 7 years experience in contracts and grant administration activities.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Research Administrator credential or commitment to earn within 2 years of employment preferred; experience in a university setting


•Analytical and problem-solving skills, including experience researching and analyzing complex information (e.g. federal regulatory guidance) to identify valid solutions and recommend courses of action.
•Ability to work independently in a team environment, exercise sound judgement, be flexible and accountable, manage conflicting responsibilities, prioritize tasks and consistently meet deadlines
•Ability to establish and maintain effective and collegial working relationships with faculty, administrative staff and co-workers.
•Strong knowledge of basic computer software, including all Microsoft Office products as well as Adobe and other web-based applications
•Demonstrated excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and problem solving skills.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/19/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/24787 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, protected 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 at least a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or the social sciences and 7 years' experience in contracts and grant administration activities?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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