Proposal Development & Funding Specialist

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Job Title: Proposal Development & Funding Specialist
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48351
Department The Office of Research Development, within the Office of Research, at Florida State University seeks to fill the position of Proposal Development and Funding Specialist.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: This position is responsible for working with faculty to construct effective grant proposals. They will create budgets for single PIs and large efforts, as well provide editing and work with faculty to assess program to project appropriateness. This position will have a focus on the Arts and Humanities faculty but will work broadly as well.

This position also coordinates the limited submission program. This includes identifying and posting appropriate grant opportunities, working with faculty to respond to inquiries, and managing reviews when necessary.

Additionally, the individual will facilitate mock review panels for faculty proposals. This includes identifying reviewers, setting up sessions and providing feedback to faculty to guide their revisions.

Lastly, this position will distribute funding related information and provide oversight of related parts of the ORD website.Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and four years’ experience, or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. (Note: Post-high school education may substitute at the comparable rate.)

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to gather, interpret, report and/or edit information.

Ability to meet project deadlines.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

Ability to represent the University in appointed area as required.

Knowledge of federal, state, and private sources for contract and grant funds.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.

Knowledge of the concepts, principals, and practices of accounting, budgeting, and cost control principals.Preferred Bachelor’s degree and four years’ experience.

Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related FSU policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.Contact Info Contact information: Jenn Gerson at [email protected] Salary Range Salary will be commensurate with experience.Pay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Soft Money Funded Position This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time