Sr. Grants and Contracts Administrator

The Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative (The Institute) at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for a Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator. Working closely with the faculty, this highly skilled team member will support both pre-and post-award administration for this multi-million dollar grant funded initiative. This exciting new initiative provides a huge opportunity to grow the breadth and depth of biocomplexity research for Virginia and the nation.
A bachelor's degree is required as is at least five years of grant and contract administration experience. Applicants must have the ability to plan using complex information, provide specialized grants and contract advice, and align the program with University, state, and federal policies and regulations. The ability to advise the team appropriately, utilizing outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as advise the team on the implementation and modification of technological components of grants and contracts is essential. Applicants must also be able to collect, analyze, and interpret information for senior leaders. Experience using MS Excel and Corporate Financial Systems is required. A Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification is strongly preferred.

Please apply at (or through Workday for internal applicants).
Complete an application online and attach:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- Contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin May 3, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.
For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor,
The UVA Biocomplexity Institute is located in the UVA Research Park at 995 Research Park Boulevard,
Charlottesville, VA.
To learn more about BII, please visit us at
* This is a restricted position, continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance*

Contact Information

University of Virginia Biocomplexity Institute



995 Research Park Blvd
4th Floor
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Department Administrator

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

Based on e

  • Full Time