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Kansas State University
Posted: 01/4/2022
Grant Specialist-Proposal Development and Award Processor

Grant Specialist-Proposal Development and Award Processor

Department: 3670050080 PreAward Services

Job no: 511996

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Research / Scientific / Grants

Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

Primary assignments for this position are focused on supporting initiatives associated with global food system programs. This position is responsible for all aspects of preaward research administration with a focus on proposal preparation and processing, including budget development, review and certification, reviewing for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and university policies, meeting sponsor requirements; assistance to and consultation with faculty and administrators involved in the University's extramural grant and contract activities, with backup support provided in the area of grant and contract development, review and negotiation for such issues as intellectual property rights, insurance, liability, indemnification, consistency with federal and state laws, regulations and University policies. Responsible for the development and review of electronic proposals to Federal agencies and other sponsors as prescribed by the particular agency.

Why Join Us:

PAS provides a full range of assistance to faculty, staff, and administrators in obtaining and administering funding from non-university sources to support K-State's creative and scholarly activities.

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 Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (or work equivalent)

• Minimum of one to three years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• 3 years experience in Grants and Contract Administration

• Advanced degree, such as a M.B.A., with an emphasis on accounting or finance Certified Research Administrator certification

Other Requirements:

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

• Strong communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills-experience

• Experience in the interpretation and application of guidelines, statutes and regulations.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover letter

• Resume

• Three professional references with contact information

• Online application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 30, 2022.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$44,747 - $60,000 Annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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: Jan 03, 2022

Application Closes: Open until filled

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