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Grant Coordinator

The University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The grant coordinator will serve as a staff position in the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy (MCEE) providing professional administrative support and financial grant management to facilitate provisions of services and resolve problems; provide expertise on grant/project terms and conditions; be the liaison to the MCEE Dean and finance director, the Office of Research Services, and Research Financial Services.

Essential Duties: 

    Provides management, administration and/or analysis research grants and contracts within the college.Collects and analyzes data and prepares financial reports for research grants or contracts.Monitors financial and budgetary systems for the grants in MCEE to insure proper allocation of expenditures and compliance with applicable regulations.Balances all accounts and prepares monthly financial statements.Generates reliable cost information to be used in preparation of new or modified budget proposalsAssists in the preparation and administration of grant budgets and preparing follow-up reports as requested throughout the year.Coordinates with University administration offices regarding financial practices.Assists with development and modifications to accounting systems.Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Job Location

Required Education: Bachelor Degree, AND:  

  • 24 months financial, budgeting or accounting experience.
Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree for a total of 72 months of related experience.


  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build rapport with faculty, staff, and students
  • Able to communicate directions and expectations effectively
  • Ability to produce reports and complete work within deadlines
  • Strong initiative to solve problems in a timely manner


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Standard office environment

Departmental Preferences:

  • Certified Research Administrator
  • Experience with Peoplesoft Financial System
  • Two year of grant management experience

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Organization: College of Earth and Energy
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 9, 2024

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