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Grants Coordinator I

Grants Coordinator I

Job ID: 251791

Location: Statesboro, Georgia;Georgia Southern - Savannah

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA or Armstrong Campus - Savannah, GA

Final canadidate can indicate preferred reporting campus location.

Department Information

Office of Research

Job Summary

Manage proposal submission processes for grants, contracts, and subcontracts, including ensuring successful contract and/or grant completion.


• Negotiate, administer, extend, terminate and renegotiate with third parties
• Conduct performance assessments
• Evaluate budgets on bids and sponsored funds
• Oversee significant amounts of academic and sponsored research funds annually
• Assist faculty in development
• Submit and manage funded projects, including budget development, routing and approval of submissions, award negotiation, project monitoring and management and project close-out
• Provide administrative and technical guidance and support to faculty, staff, and administrators from all disciplines seeking outside funding for research, public service, and special sponsored Institutional projects
• Maintain records of contract/grant deadlines, estimates and any extensions or changes made to contract and/or grant terms

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

• Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience

• Work-related experience with grants

Proposed Salary

$21.73 - $24.75 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


• Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
• Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
• Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position


• Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
• Working knowledge of federal, state, private, and University policy and procedure


• Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

December 6, 2022

Application review may begin on Novmeber 21, 2022.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Other Information

• Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
• Work generally performed in office environment
• Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
• Occasional travel may be required

Background Check

• Standard + Education

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