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Kansas State University
Posted: 05/31/2022
Grant Specialist

Grant Specialist

Department: 3670040010 Education Dean of

Job no: 513151

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Education / Instructional, Office / Clerical, Research / Scientific / Grants, Student Affairs / Services

Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

The College of Education is seeking a dynamic, hardworking, and highly skilled professional for the position of Grant Specialist. This position will assist faculty with pre-and post-award grant activities including budget development, proposal preparation, sub-award initiation and accounting, and advising department financial staff on issues related to post-award grant management. This position will interact on a regular basis with faculty, staff, and administrators within the College of Education.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

• Requires a bachelor's degree and one to three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated high skill level in word processing, spreadsheets, and other software programs including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion.

• Experience working with federal grants.

• Experience working in post-secondary education.

• Experience working with grant research.

• Demonstrated ability to research and use critical analysis skills.

• Demonstrated ability of reading, comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex language such as legal or government regulations and proposal guidelines.

• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

• Demonstrated ability to exhibit professional judgment, problem-solving, time management, decision making, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

• Demonstrated skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing, with high attention to detail and accuracy.

• Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and high volume of work with deadlines.

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover letter

• Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by June 13.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$45,642 - $60,000.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: May 27, 2022

Application Closes: Open until filled