Grants Administrator (Job Number:  0177715); Georgia Institute of Technology

Must apply by November 7, 2018 on the Georgia Tech Careers Page 

Job Purpose: Assist the faculty with preparation of pre-award proposals and a portion of the post-award process and grant requests. May serve as interface for proposal management with various groups involved in the process. Coordinate and prepare paperwork to granting agencies involved with grant-proposal submittal and coordinate submittals with Finance Office and/or the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist faculty with the preparation of proposals and grant requests. Read solicitations, prepare forms and all required paperwork. Enter proposals into FastLane or and prepare paperwork for the Finance Office and/or the Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • Read, proof, and edit proposals. Coordinate and prepare paperwork to granting agencies involved with grant-proposal submittals; coordinate submittals with the Finance Office and/or the Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • Monitor work in progress and provide information on various funding sources.
  • May coordinate all overdue deliverables and upcoming deliverables with faculty.
  • May provide assistance to students, post docs, research faculty on fellowships and proposals.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Work Experience: Three to five years job related experience; Must have some experience using FastLane or
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: Familiarity with grant proposal processes


Preferred Qualifications:
•Preferred Education: N/A
•Preferred Work Experience: Grant writing experience; preferably technical (bioscience and/or bioengineering).
•Preferred Certifications: N/A
•Preferred Skills: Excellent verbal communication skills. Strong written communication skills; writes clearly and informatively; ability to vary writing style to meet needs; ability to present numerical data effectively; and ability to read and interpret written information. Strong attention to detail.
Excellent customer service skills with proven knowledge of how to work effectively and professionally with all levels of internal and external constituents.
Proven ability to proactively organize and prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Strong proficiency in using the MS Office Suite and familiarity with on-line grant submissions. Ability to learn and apply new software skills.
Self-motivated with a high level of initiative and follow-through. 
Additional Information: Please attach a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, with this application. Please name each file “Last Name Initial_First Name Initial – Cover Letter” and “Last Initial_First Name Initial – Resume.”
The pre-employment process may include skills testing and assessments. The successful candidate must also be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check.

Impact & Influence: Interact with faculty, researchers staff, students.