Grant and Contract Specialist (498624), Turlock, California

Created 01/13/2021
Reference 393729
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Turlock
Zip 95382
Position Summary
(Classified as Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I)
Under general supervision of the Director, the incumbent conducts funding searches and initiatives; works with PIs in the development, submission, and acceptance of grants and contracts; keeps current on eligibility requirements of funding agencies, along with their regulations and policies to help ensure compliance. The Grant & Contract Specialist will also assist in the implementation of research compliance, including support of the IRB, IACUC, and UAS/UAV committees, as well as assist in the implementation of the Student Engagement in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (SERSCA) program.

Minimum Qualifications
*Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
*Experience: Minimum of three years of administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Qualifications
*Master's degree involving a thesis/project.
*Experience in: prospecting funding sources; initiating, writing, editing, and submitting grant and contract proposals, including the proposal narrative, project budget, and supplemental proposal documents; maintaining currency with and addressing funding agency eligibility requirements and compliance issues.
*Demonstrated success in searching for relevant funding opportunities.
*Demonstrated success in developing, writing, editing, and submitting grant and contract proposals.
*Demonstrated success in proposal budget development.
*Demonstrated working knowledge of federal, state, and private funding agency compliance issues.
*IRB administration, IACUC administration, and other research compliance administration.
*Demonstrate excellence in oral and written communication skills.
*Demonstrated expertise in using a computer, including excellent skills in Word, Excel, and Access.
*Demonstrated expertise in using federal, state, and private funding agency online submission platforms.
*Demonstrated working knowledge of techniques for information searching through electronic retrieval systems (i.e. internet) and verifying sources.
*Demonstrated capacity for working successfully in a fast-paced deadline-driven office, with the capacity to prioritize in an environment with competing simultaneous demands.
*Demonstrated capacity to be attentive to details on high-stakes projects.

Salary Range
$3,897.00 - $7,051.00 per month plus excellent paid benefits. (Anticipated salary will be $3,897.00 - $4,287.00 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)

For full job announcement details and application instructions, please visit the link above.
Closing Date/Time: January 25, 2021
Employer Stanislaus State

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