The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Grants and Graduate Programs Coordinator position.
Specific Job Requirements: An undergraduate degree and three (3) years of experience working with federal and non-federal grants, including two or more of the following: working with federal or non-federal agency funding mechanisms; proposal editing, preparation; proposal review and approval process; identification of funding sources; grants administration. Possess strong analytical and organizational skills to sort and prioritize deadlines and work within the office to ensure timeliness and accuracy. Proven skills to organize, coordinate and execute logistics for calendaring, meetings, workshops and special events, including publications, and media services. Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills to prepare clear, concise, and grammatically correct business correspondence. High level of attention to detail and follow-up. Service oriented and excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to foster effective relationships and work with a diverse group of individuals from within and outside the University community. Problem solving skills, including the ability to formulate and communicate logical conclusions and recommendations. Experience working with standardized and ad hoc reports; data entry skills, ability to compile and assess data for reporting and reconciling budgetary reports. Experience carrying out duties when faced with interruptions, distractions and a fluctuating workload in a timely manner and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously mixing long-term projects with the urgency of immediate demands.
General Job Requirements: Computer skills to use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, provide in-depth internet research, and electronic mail preferably of Microsoft Office applications. Familiarity working with grant preparation software. Technical skills to learn to use enterprise software systems needed for the position. Ability to work collaboratively with other interdisciplinary roles and cultivate inter-professional relationships. Ability to effectively address and manage conflict. Strong oral communication skills to convey accurate information and provide excellent telephone etiquette skills, with the ability to direct calls and take accurate and detailed messages. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, secure information/data, and make recommendations based upon the information/data gathered. Ability to use tact and diplomacy and maintain high level of confidentiality. Ability to learn and interpret University policies and procedures that pertain to the duties of this position. Ability to work some evenings and weekend work hours.
Desired: Experience working in pharmacy or biomedical research. Experience working with PeopleSoft Enterprise Software.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion and outcome of a criminal background is required for the final candidate.