Grant Officer II

Position Title:  Grant Officer II

Company:  Salt Lake Community College

Department:  Office of Sponsored Projects

Job Summary:  The Office of Sponsored Projects inspires superior grant administration practice by developing and maintaining a robust grant administration infrastructure, and providing exceptional service and leadership in the pursuit and management of scholarly grant-related activities at Salt Lake Community College. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, highly organized individual to fill the open position of Grant Officer II.

The Grant Officer II, Sponsored Projects and Research Administration is a key member of the Office of Sponsored Projects team and plays a crucial role in creating a culture of excellence in grant administration. Serving as a lead team member managing a portfolio of sponsored projects throughout the grant life cycle, the Grant Officer II is an experienced professional in sponsored project administration. The Grant Officer II is proficient in: funding identification, grant strategy, sponsored projects proposal development, budgeting, contracting and negotiation, subawards, compliance monitoring and reporting, sub recipient monitoring, uniform guidance interpretations, sponsored reporting and project management. The Grant Officer II is a professional who understands the principles of grant administration, follows established processes and procedures, and provides grant expertise, leadership, support and oversight to assigned College departments, faculty, principle investigators and project staff.

Sponsored projects and administration duties include:

1.  Pre-Award Responsibilities

2.  Post-Award Responsibilities

3.  Compliance Responsibilities

4.  Reporting & Funding Opportunity Coordination

5.  Outreach and Engagement Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in research administration, business, communication, finance, public administration, healthcare administration, non-profit management, science, math or related field.  Three (3) to six (6) years of direct, full-time, paid experience in research administration or working on grants and contracts with public or private funding agencies.

Preferred Qualifications:  Strong preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

1.  Master’s degree in a related field

2.  Extensive public grant administration experience in math, science, engineering or health sciences.

3.  Project Management Certification (PMI, CAPM, IPMA), Research Administration Certification (CRA, CPRA, CFRA), and/or Grant Writing Certification.

4.  Experience in higher education or academic setting.


To read the full job posting, visit the SLCC website at:


Closing Date-Priority Review Date:  January 21, 2018


Salary: Based on experience


Job Location: Salt Lake Community College, 4600 S Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah


How to Apply: Apply for this position on the Salt Lake Community College website:


Questions:  Please contact SLCC Human Resources at or (801)957-4210

Contact Information

Salt Lake Community College



4600 S Redwood Road
PO BOX 30808
Salt Lake City , UT 84130


Background Information

4-Year Degree

Three (3) years expe

  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Compliance
  • Administrator or Administrative

U.S. Citizen


Target Job Information

Based on e

  • Full Time