Grants Coordinator

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Classification Title:

Accountant/Fiscal Analyst I

Internal Title:

Grants Coordinator



Work County:



Arnold School of Public Health


ASPH Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$31,865 - $50,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

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

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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.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

Coordinate with faculty on grant projects: monitoring expenditures and budgets, monthly reports of budget balances and expenses to PI, interfacing between PI’s reports and Peoplesoft, processing cash advances and participant payments, purchasing, travel authorization and expense reports for grant PI and grant personnel, monthly IDC transfers, time and effort reports, maintain files of grant expenditures and receipts, assist PIs in the preparation of pre-award budgets and collaborate with ASPH research grant office on pre-award budget review. Additional duties may include assisting department faculty and staff with other research and course-related needs.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Associate’s degree with 12 semester hours of accounting courses and 4 years of clerical accounting or bookkeeping experience; or high school diploma and 6 years related experience; or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with budgets using Excel or Access; Knowledge of UofSC Financial systems: Peoplesoft HR/Payroll and Finance Intranet; general knowledge of grant processes and budget management.


Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook). Ability to gather data, analyze and make accurate decisions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish working relationships with PI’s, department, faculty and staff, and university personnel.

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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 July 22, 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: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 7/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time