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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Part/Full Time:

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 need for the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

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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 May 24, 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: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time