Grants Coordinator

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Classification Title:

Grants Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Grants Coordinator



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College of Arts and Sciences


CAS College of Arts and Sciences

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, with one hour for lunch.

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 Professional

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Grants Coordinator will assist faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences with the preparation of external grant proposals. Interprets, implements and monitors policies and procedures impacting sponsored projects in the College. Monitors grant budgets and expenditures, and generates reports for faculty and college management.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in research administration in an institution of higher education, knowledge of federal grant/contract regulations and procedures. Experience working with budgets using Excel; knowledge of grant processes and budget management.


Understanding of federal grant/contract regulations and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrators, and members of work team. Must be able to use electronic research administration systems. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including experience researching and analyzing complex information (e.g. federal regulations) to identify viable solutions and recommend courses of action. Ability to work independently in a team environment, exercise sound judgment, be flexible and accountable, manage conflicting responsibilities, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe software. Demonstrated excellent communication (written and spoken).

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

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 March 15, 2021

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/30/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time