Sr. Grants & Contracts Specialist

Job description

The Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist, reporting to the AVP of Research Administration, is responsible for the management of pre-award activities for assigned schools and colleges, including, processing research grants, contracts and agreements; research compliance activities; and training of faculty and staff in all aspects of grantsmanship. Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education & Experience:   

Bachelor's degree and at least five years of directly related grant pre-award administration experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 


Required Skills & Abilities:

*Demonstrated knowledge of project budgeting and fiscal management. 
*Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of research pre- and post-award procedures and requirements. 
*Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with spreadsheet and database software programs.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, along with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse constituent population.
*Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to work within tight and often conflicting deadlines.
*Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.


Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Location INSIDE of PA
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Job No:
Posted: 11/30/2020
Application Due: 3/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time