Grants Coordinator

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Logo Posting Number STA00352PO19 Classification Title Grants Coordinator II Internal Title Grants Coordinator Campus Columbia Work County Richland College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department ASPH Communication Sciences and Disorders Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480 Advertised Salary Range $34,480 - $43,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
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 Other 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.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Coordinate with faculty on grant projects: monitoring expenditures and budgets, monthly reports of budget balances and expenses to PI, interfacing between PI’s reports and Peoplesoft, processing cash advances and participant payments, purchasing, travel authorization and expense reports for grant PI and grant personnel, monthly IDC transfers, time and effort reports, maintain files of grant expenditures and receipts, collaborate with ASPH research grant office on pre-award budget review.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with budgets using Excel or Access; Knowledge of USC Financial systems: Peoplesoft HR/Payroll and Finance Intranet; general knowledge of grant processes and budget management.


Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook). Ability to gather data, analyze and make accurate decisions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish working relationships with PI’s, department, faculty and staff, and university personnel.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 05/21/2019 Job Close Date 07/05/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

If selected for an interview you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of excel actions related to budget management.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. 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.
We are only accepting applications submitted by July 5, 2019

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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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree and 3 years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Tell us about any experience you have managing a large scale budget or grant budget?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If in the course of doing your job, you were asked to do something that you had never had to do before (i.e. change an employee from being paid from one grant to being paid from another, or purchase an item costing more than $10,000 using a sole source requisition), what would be your next step?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How would you prioritize processing requests from multiple Principal Investigators arriving at the same time?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 5/22/2019
    Application Due: 6/12/2019
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