Grant Development Specialist 1

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research

Job Description


Grant Development Specialist 1

Job ID: 252566
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
Augusta University's School of Computer & Cyber Sciences is located at the center of many academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation's cyber security and technology enterprise, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency, Savannah River National Laboratory, and the U.S. Army Cyber Command, we are laying the foundation for a future of great opportunities all around. Now is the time to be a part of Augusta University's newest college! Our faculty bring valuable, practical skills into the classroom. Our students are innovators, doers and thinkers. The opportunities are boundless for you to pursue life-changing education at the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. And we're just getting started.

Job Summary
This position will report to the Dean of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. The candidate will work independently, with general direction from the School's senior leadership. This person will interface with departments throughout the University including research and DSPA.

The duties include, but are not limited to: Pre-Award Preparation: Will assist faculty and staff in the preparation and review of SCCS grant funded proposals, including participation in proposal planning meetings, maintaining and distributing agency information, while ensuring compliance with regulatory policies and procedures.
Review grant proposal applications guidelines and individual funding announcement guidelines. Meet with faculty to develop grant submission checklists and timelines. Format and upload documents into applications. Assists PI in preparing grant applications for review by DSPA Grant Officer and submission to grantor. Assists in creating sub-award applications into and from Augusta University. Enter appropriate data into grant applications systems and electronic routing into eSproute. Assist with letter of intent, grant reporting requirements and submissions.

Works with the Business Manager to prepare budgets and write budget justifications for proposals.

Post Award Support: Serves as primary contact with post award on grant related matters. Assist with grant reporting requirements and submissions. Assist with IRB and IBC submission as needed.

Works closely with the Business Manager to assist with preparation of budget amendments, authorizations to budget, cost transfers, no cost extension forms and grant routing forms, BCM errors, and ePARS as needed. Approves grant expenditures according to direct charging policy; reconcile accounts on a monthly basis and takes appropriate action to correct any errors. Prepares and maintains documentation related to cost transfers, requests for expenditures, budget revisions, and fund statements. Ensures payments for invoices, check requests, as well as deposits, are applied correctly in the financial system and reflected in financial reports. Processes requisitions for grant purchases and works with the p-card holder for the department for additional purchases. Works closely with the Department Administrator to ensure personnel actions are submitted in a timely manner; reviews effort monthly via the pre-payroll report and indicates corrections needed. Works in the Effort Reporting System to ensure cost sharing is applied to the grant/s and that faculty and staff certify their effort.

Other Duties - Perform all other related duties as assigned assigned to include but not limited to: Dean's Office and general SCCS support.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible experience in administrative support.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field of study with a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in administrative support. Thorough knowledge of AU polices is preferred. Experience in federal, state and foundation research application preparation, post award maintenance preferred. Five years progressively responsible experience in administrative support. Experience in a research area/department, accounting field, or sponsored program administration. PeopleSoft Financials experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
KNOWLEDGEProficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and other computer software/databases. SKILLSExcellent customer service, interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. ABILITIESAbility to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines despite often interruptions, maintain confidentiality, keep accurate records and make independent decisions.

Shift: Days: Monday - Friday (Work outside of the normal business hours may be required.)
Pay Grade: 14Salary: Minimum: $36,197/Annually - Midpoint: $48,866/Annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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