Contracting Specialist

Job description

Job Title: Contracting Specialist
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 227857

This position is located in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Summary

Provide assistance and guidance to faculty and research staff in the preparation, processing and submitting of research grant and contract proposals. Monitor performance relative to grant and contract awards. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Office of Sponsored Programs management and staff, faculty members, sponsor representatives. This position typically will advise and counsel: Office of Sponsored Programs management and staff, faculty members. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -
Participate in proposal preparation and processing through advising faculty and staff on submission process, compliance with government regulations and Institute policy.

Job Duty 2 -
Submit proposals to granting agencies using electronic research submission systems.

Job Duty 3 -
May negotiate or coordinate negotiations of contract or grant terms and conditions.

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate approval process as required.

Job Duty 5 -
Interact with funding agencies to ensure compliance with applicable government regulations and Institute policy.

Job Duty 6 -
Monitor non-financial suspects of post award administration of grants and contracts; update records and perform related processing.

Job Duty 7 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Two to three years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Specialized software and regulations specific to specialty area of expertise

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires knowledge of research grant and contract administration processes and practices and use of related software applications. Skill in contract negotiations and interpretation are required as in application and interpretation of applicable regulations.

Contact Information

If you should have any questions regarding this posting, please do not hesitate to contact Rex Welch, Director of Human Resources at [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 9/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time