Senior Specialist, Grants & Contracts

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DePaul University

Job Identification: 35
Locations: Schmitt Academic Center, Chicago, IL, 60614, US
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Research & Program Admin

Multicultural Statement
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us.

General Summary

This position is integral to the successful management of approximately 115 active external grant awards at DePaul, totaling $32 million, and 300 active internal grant awards totaling $4.3 million.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required with 5 years experience in a position involving grants administration, preferably in a university setting.


Preferred Requirements

  • Masters degree.


Financial Responsibilities

  • This position is integral to the management of approximately 115 active grant awards totaling $32 million and of approx. 300 internal grants totaling $4.3 million.


Physical Requirements

Ability to travel easily between the Loop and Lincoln Park campuses, as needed. Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.

Certifications/Licenses

CRA (Certified Research Administrator) designation preferred



Title IX Contact Information
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz. Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or [email protected]

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.


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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 6/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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