Contract & Grant/Sponsored Pgms Adm II

Job description

Job no: 703834
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Sponsored Programs Admin Osp Preaward 10059973
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Administrative/Business/Professional, Financial/Accounting, Union
Position Summary

This position focuses on issuing subawards under externally-funded MSU projects. Responsibilities include: reviewing, drafting, and negotiating subaward documents for official signature; reviewing and interpreting language in awards and other legal documents; reviewing proposed subaward budgets and other information necessary to complete subawards; initiating subaward setup. Responsibilities also include composing correspondence to internal and external sources, and working with domestic and non-domestic partners. Carrying out these duties will involve working on a computer up to 90% of the time. For more information on MSU Research Administration-

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business Administration with course work in business, law and/or accounting; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive sponsored programs administrative work experience, including review and negotiation of solicitation and contract language, and drafting subcontracts; experience with spreadsheet and word processing software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; requires the ability to work with export controlled information.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of Federal Cost Principles, MSU policies, and contract regulations; experience in research administration to include reviewing, understanding, and interpreting Federal and non-Federal sponsor regulations, preferably in a university setting; good to excellent writing, communication and presentation skills; ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and manage deadlines in a pleasant and professional manner; previous international collaborations and contract negotiation experience beneficial; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software; diverse research administration experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter and Resume

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 5/11/2021, at 11:55 PM

Advertised: May 5, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 18, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time