Grants Specialist 123740
Job no: 494112
Position type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs Division
School/Unit: Research Administration&Engagement
Categories: Research and Administration
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.
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Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.
|Position Title (Classification Title):||Grants Specialist 123740|
|Working Title:||Grants Specialist|
|Job Summary:||Supports faculty and college administration to prepare and submit proposals for external funding from federal, State, and industry sponsors, including preparing project budget(s), ensuring alignment between proposal text and funding announcements, and executing final proposal submission.|
|Minimum Qualifications:||A high school diploma and five years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.|
|Position Qualifications:||Bachelor's degree. Professional experience that documents teamwork and client-service capabilities. Demonstrated professional communication skills. Demonstration of critical thinking and problem solving in a professional setting. Ability to read technical documentation and contracts. Ability to organize heavy workload and meet deadlines. Ability to work in a team environment.|
|Preferred Qualifications||Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience in sponsored research and/or university administration; Master's degree and 1 year university administration; Certified Research Administrator designation.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of complex federal and state regulations, including but not limited to (Uniform Guidance [2 CFR § 200] and Federal Acquisition Regulations [FAR]), along with University policies and procedures governing sponsored research administration.
Basic knowledge and understanding of legal terminology and standard clauses in contract law. Knowledge of online proposal processes and database searches.
|Essential Functions / Job Duties:||
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||
This position is eligible for veteran's preference
This position requires a criminal background screen
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Closing Date:||January 21, 2022|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||
Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu.
This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Section 295.07, F.S.; applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation on or before the posting deadline date as such documentation is required for eligibility determination. Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. For information on obtaining a DD214, visit http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ or call 1-866-272-6272.
At the conclusion of this search, if a non-preference eligible applicant is appointed to the position and you are a preference-eligible applicant and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, a written complaint requesting an investigation may be submitted to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. Such complaint should be filed within 60 calendar days from the date that the notice the position has been filled is received by the applicant pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S.
Prior to filing a complaint, it is the responsibility of the preference-eligible applicant to contact the designated Human Resources or other contact person at least one time after 45 days have passed from the final date for submitting an application or the interview date, whichever is later in time, if the applicant has not received notice of a hiring decision.
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