Grants & Contracts Coordinator
About Us A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Provides administration support to assigned department and post-award administration for various grants activities to ensure that grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements. Processes procurement and HR requests for externally funded grants/contracts following university policies and procedures. Builds and maintains partnering relationships with internal stakeholders and assigned departments Responsibilities
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
- Responsible for departmental grant award portfolio
- Analyzes budgetary activity and advises PIs on mechanisms for, and allowability of budget modifications and/or no-cost extensions
- Advises on applicable policies and procedures for grant related travel, human resources, procurement, and compliance
- Collaborates with Grants & Contracts Managers for review of grant related purchases
- Responsible for the department's Purchasing Card (Pcard) and assists with electronic purchasing system processes
- Process all procurement, reimbursement and hiring requests
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related fieldRequired Experience
Two (2) years related work experience Preferred Qualifications Preferred Experience
Experience with Grant and contract policies of Federal, state, and private sponsors
Experience with Cayuse or electronic grants management system Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Ability to work independently without guidance
Able to devise, develop, collect, and analyze statistical information and reports
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlinesSKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415 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 considered a position of trust.
This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance. Background Check
- Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=233728&PostingSeq=1
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