Proposal Development Coordinator, Office of Sponsored Projects

Mississippi, United States
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time 12-Month
DEPARTMENT: 460500 - Office of Sponsored Projects
LOCATION: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
CATEGORIES: Professional

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:

13/Minimum: 34,400

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Identify, research, and disseminate to faculty potential funding sources and information related to involvement in proposal process; maintain database of upcoming and revolving funding opportunities. 
2. Work with faculty to develope, review, approve, and submit proposals to government and non-government agencies. 
3. Cultivate and maintain knowledge of proposals preparation requirements at federal agencies, private foundations and other sources of external funding.  

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Two years of related experience in research or service administration, preferably in higher education or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Master's degree
2. CRA or CPRA certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of higher education and ability to analyze, interpret, and apply federal and non-federal regulations research administration for federal programs, and grant terminology. 
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
3. Report and proposal writing skills. 
4. Research skills 
5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and sustained relationships.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

1. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment 
2. No or very limited exposure to physical risk
3. No or very limited physical effort required 
4. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically

Restricted Clause:

Position contingent upon funding availability.

Instructions for Applying:

Apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.