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Posting NumberS03988PWorking TitleGRANTS COORDINATOR IIIDepartmentTerry College Assoc Dean Rsch & Grad ProgsAbout the University of Georgia

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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday thru Friday 8-5.

Advertised Salary$44,000+ Commensurate with ExperiencePosting Date09/16/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date10/28/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area 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.

Position Information

Classification TitleGrants & Contracts ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAExemptJob FamilyBusiness And FinanceFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition 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 and programs 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, staff and degree programs 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Extensive knowledge of the methods, procedures and techniques used in grant search, preparation, coordination and implementation.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures pertaining to external funding and finance and administration.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university personnel, State and Federal agencies, and private organizations.
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Effectively uses time and the ability to work under deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise responsible, independent judgment at all stages of the grants process, including the authority to add non-narrative information into proposals and related documents.
Physical Demands

Will work in a standard office environment.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Developing all aspects of grant proposals and facilitating grant-related relationships

•Working to develop, review, and submit grant and student project proposals, including detailed budgets
•Ensuring that all aspects of the grant or student project 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

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Understanding research conducted in the College and identifying grant opportunities

•Leading the extramural funding effort by working with faculty and graduate students to understand their research and staff who may be seeking grant opportunities to support their units (e.g. Diversity, International Programs, Leadership and Entrepreneurship)
•Identifying and promoting relevant grant opportunities, including targeted opportunities
•Collaborating with other grant coordinators across campus to identify funding opportunities

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Assisting in all aspects of post-award activity

•Working with faculty and the respective business offices
•Offering assistance as needed to ensure compliance, e.g., payroll certification and other reporting responsibilities
•Tracking grants received and resulting research, publications, awards, etc.

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Working to promote research and a grants culture within the College

•Developing strategic planning around research strengths within the college
• Creating resources for faculty, including a handbook, research web page content, and workshops/information sessions
•Promoting faculty research, including working with the Terry Office of Marketing and Communications
•Assisting in the organization of research colloquia or symposiums in the College
•Producing quarterly status reports and an annual report, including strategic priorities

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. List of References with Contact Information
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      Posted: 9/18/2019
      Application Due: 11/17/2019
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