University of Texas at San Antonio Senior Grant Development Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Senior Grant Development Coordinator

Requisition Number BES20160556P

Department Posting Name Institute for Economic Development

Location Downtown Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is an Administrative & Professional (A&P), benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? Yes

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked


If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Master's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education Doctoral Degree

Field of Study

Preferred: Doctoral Degree from an accredited institution.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Use of personal computer and standard office equipment.

Experience in Pivot tables.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Five years of related experience in grant writing and/or grant administration in an academic, NSF, Department of Education, Foundation, SBA, Department of Commerce, International Agencies, Humanities, Social Sciences and Economic Development Fields and, Non-Gift collaborative, or related settings.

Strong analytical and organizational skills to track projects and tasks.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to maintain time schedules and attention to detail while managing multiple priorities.

Ability to understand and solve complex problems in a deadline driven environment.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No

Other Skills Preferred

Three years experience with international and economic development sponsored projects.

Experience using online

Experience with PeopleSoft, CAYUSE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook

Experience using Pivot tables in Excel.

Certified Research Administrator (CRA)

Knowledge of funding agency rules, regulations and programs

Knowledge of UT System rules and regulations

Experience negotiating grant and contract proposals.

Five years’ experience with international and economic development sponsored projects, and grant administration.

Three years’ experience in Pre and Post award administration of sponsored projects.

Description of Job Duties

Write, develop, create, and edit highly competitive research grants, proposals and or contacts. Constructing of projects and budgets.

Coordinate the activities, personnel and other resources needed to develop proposals and /or contracts.

Search and identify funding opportunities. Edit proposals and notify investigators and department administrators of grant award application deadlines.

Disseminate Federal Register notices regarding funding opportunities.

Seek and maintain active funding opportunity databases for statistics and other support documentation. Identify external support sources for scholarly activities and develop strategies and ideas.

Assist PI’s in preparing documentation for site visits.

Assist Investigators, Directors and department Administrators with grant/contract proposal development using sponsored projects system and /or systems.

Interface with PI’s, Directors, and department Administrators and Grant Agencies regarding contract interpretation and sponsored programs policies.

Interpret information received from funding agencies and distribute to appropriate administrators and investigators.

Assist departments with contract administration; maintain, distribute current information regarding indirect cost rates, fringe benefit cost rates and other pertinent institutional data for proposal development.

Review and process pre-award application for Sponsored Projects to ensure compliance with Agency and University Regulations.

Serves as the Institutional coordinator of

Assist PI’s in processing renewal applications for existing protocols.

Assist PI’s special projects.

Attend professional development conferences/workshops.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 10/18/2016

Posting Close Date at midnight on 10/27/2016

Open Until Filled No

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.