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Grants and Contracts Officer III

Supervise/Manage/Coordinate a department of grants and contracts personnel dedicated to pre- award activities as well as perform pre-award activities.

  • Serves as the point person for team members on grants, contracts and agreement issues as well as questions related to university and federal guidelines.
  • Provides Pre- award support which includes broad duties in preparation (ex: budgets, budget justifications etc.) and submission of grant and contract proposals.
  • Ensures all applications meet agency and university guidelines and published time tables and deadlines.
  • Ensures proposals are entered and routed in a timely manner for further review.
  • Works with central research office on submission of proposals and assists with problems.