Athens, GA
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to lead extramural funding goals in the college. This position will identify potential grant opportunities and to assist faculty in the Terry College of Business with developing grant proposals, budget preparation and processing. The position will be responsible for establishing standard procedures regarding applications for external funds, for coordinating all grant activity in the Terry College and ensuring all applicable policies and procedures are followed. This role will work in conjunction with Business faculty and staff regarding external funding activities as it relates to proposal development and preparation. In addition, the Grants Coordinator will ensure the flow of communication at the Terry College of Business regarding grant activity and opportunities. Post-award coordination with Terry College's Business Office staff as needed. The individual in this position should have Delegated Limited Submission Authority (DLSA) status or be on a path to attain this level within one to two years, as this position requires autonomy and authority to serve effectively.

Responsibilities: Developing all aspects of grant proposals and facilitating grant-related relationships * Working to develop, review, and submit grant proposals, including detailed budgets * Ensuring that all aspects of the grant application are addressed * Serving as a liaison with UGA's Sponsored Projects Administration * Facilitate contact and coordination with the Office of the Vice President for Research, the UGA Research Foundation, and other universities for multi-institutional proposals * Exercising the authority to complete non-narrative information in grant proposals and related documents * Attaining (or having) DLSA status to be able to act autonomously and with authority during the grants process

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university required and a minimum of four to five years of direct experience in the area of research administration (proposal submission and non-financial post-award management) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Delegated Limited Submission Authority (DLSA) status typically is expected to be attained at this level within one to two years.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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