Pre-Award Specialist

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Pre-Award Specialist

Department Name:

School of Education - 340100

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education


Full-Time Temporary

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Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months or less

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Description of Work:

Perform pre-award functions for the School of Education and train existing research administration staff on how to perform pre-award functions. Responsibilities include budget development, developing current and pending documents, working with faculty on biosketch documents, as well as preparation of other agency or University required forms and documents in compliance with respective guidelines. Work directly with other research administration staff that do not have in depth pre-award experience to teach and train them on the pre-award process, rules, requirements, and systems, as well as walk each through proposals so they can gain first hand experience.

This position will work closely with the School’s Research Coordinator who is the primary lead for pre-award functions for the School.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires knowledge and understanding of federal guidance for research administration and proposal development.

Preferred Education and Experience:
Requires experience with pre-award functions and system at UNC-Chapel Hill, including routing proposals in RAMSES.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time