Grants Administrator

Grants Administrator

The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio


The College of Social Work of the Ohio State University invites applicants for a Grants Administrator position in the College of Social Work’s Research Office to focus on pre-award grants management services supporting all sponsored research in the college. The grants administrator will direct the proposal development for faculty in conjunction with OSP staff. This position will also assist faculty in the preparation of external grant proposals by identifying administrative requirements and sources of any required cost sharing, reviewing program guidelines and determining staffing requirements, evaluating costs, expenditures and preparing fiscal projections for use in budget determinations.


The Ohio State University College of Social Work is the oldest continuously accredited public social work program in the United States, and is celebrating its centennial anniversary. The Ohio State University is recognized as one of the world’s great public research and teaching universities with an extensive doctoral/research agenda. Ohio State is located in Columbus- Ohio’s vibrant and inclusive state capital, the largest city in Ohio, and the 15th largest in the nation.  The Columbus campus is home to 450 BSSW, 645 MSW and 35 doctoral students; four regional campuses serve 300 BSSW students. For more information, visit our website at



  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency with computer software applications including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience in grants budgeting



  • Knowledge of university processes and applications
  • Experience with Office of Research and OSP policies, rules and regulations
  • Experience in a higher education setting working with project administration
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to detail, accuracy and deadlines
  • Experience with federal acquisition rules and uniform guidance


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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Contact Information

The Ohio State University



281 W. Lane Ave

Columbus, Ohio 43210


Background Information

4-Year Degree

  • College/University
  • Administrator or Administrative


Target Job Information

  • Full Time