Grant & Research Coordinator

Job Title: Grant & Research Coordinator
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34695
Hiring Department College of Education Responsibilities

Manages the operational, financial and personnel activities of a university grant and associated research.

  • Explains policies and procedures to advise and assist others and/or grant team
  • Oversees and guides the processes to complete work
  • May perform some of the work supervised/managed
  • Applies operational research practices and coordinates with other closely related teams/areas to improve efficiency
  • Administer and supervise the acquisition, processing and maintenance of research or historical materials
  • Provide research and grant assistance to faculty, staff scholars, students, and other external parties
  • Possesses formal supervisory responsibilities
  • Coordinates resources and sets daily priorities to meet operational objectives and offset competing priorities
  • Uses judgment to identify, troubleshoot and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems
  • Impacts the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team and its contribution to the grant and associated research in collaboration with internal and external evaluators
  • Explains information, conveys performance expectations and handles sensitive issues
  • Overall responsibility of the coordination and management of all TPSID grant related projects
  • Documentation of grant activities
  • Preparing progress reports for stakeholders and grant coordinating center
  • Ensuring compliance with grant regulations
  • Educating staff on grant policies
  • Communication with TPSID coordinating center
  • Coordinate data collection systems for reporting and research purposes
  • Lead scholarly initiatives - such as IRB submissions, research studies, publications, etc.
Minimum QualificationsA Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. Preferred Qualifications

The Grant and Research Coordinator position requires a master’s degree with the following desired qualifications:
•Grant experience
•Budget management
•Strategic planning experience
•Experience with or in the field of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or Special Education
•Knowledge of auditing process
•Strong writing skills
•Strong communication skills
•Project management experience
•Knowledge of postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Other Preferred Qualifications

•Earned doctorate in Special Education or related field
•Experience with scholarly activities (research, record of publications, grant writing)
•Experience supporting students with significant disabilities with transition services

Minimum Salary$47,476/annual Application Deadline
October 30, 2020 Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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