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Grants and Contracts Coordinator at KSU

Kennesaw State University


Listing Summary

About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia’s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university’s vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Provides administration support to assigned department and post-award administration for various grants activities to ensure that grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements. Processes procurement and HR requests for externally funded grants/contracts following university policies and procedures. Builds and maintains partnering relationships with internal stakeholders and assigned departments.

Responsibilities

1. Responsible for departmental grant award portfolio

2. Analyzes budgetary activity and advises PIs on mechanisms for, and allowability of budget modifications and/or no-cost extensions

3. Advises on applicable policies and procedures for grant related travel, human resources, procurement, and compliance

4. Collaborates with Grants & Contracts Managers for review of grant related purchases

5. Responsible for the department’s Purchasing Card (Pcard) and assists with electronic purchasing systemprocesses

6. Process all procurement, reimbursement and hiring requests 

 

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
Two (2) years related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience

Experience with Grant and contract policies of Federal, state, and private sponsors

Experience with Cayuse or electronic grants management system

Proposed Salary

Pay Grade: Non-exempt 20

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Ability to work independently without guidance
Able to devise, develop, collect, and analyze statistical information and reports
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran.  Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.  Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

  • Position of Trust + Education + Credit Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation.  Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment.  Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf

Listing ends on:

7/29/2022