Grant and Contract Office III, Sponsored Research and Programs

Gonzaga University’s Office of Sponsored Research and Programs is seeking a Grant and Contract Officer III to join a team that provides support services to faculty and staff that include all facets of research administration, from conducting preliminary funding searches to ideation through proposal submission. This position is a professional representative of Gonzaga University, and will support faculty and staff in the Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering, and Health Sciences, as well as the University of Washington – Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership.

The Grant and Contract Officer III position will report to the Director of Sponsored Research and Programs, and is responsible for the management of a comprehensive pre-and post- award portfolio. This includes developing applications, conducting ongoing compliance review to ensure accountability to sponsors, and submitting grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements to foundations, associations, corporations, and federal and state agencies to support research, residential fellowships, instructional activities, and service programs. Working in collaboration with faculty, deans, finance, and other relevant stakeholders, this position serves as a key resource when identifying and resolving issues that arise throughout the life cycle of an award. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for all communication with faculty, various university departments, and sponsors, encouraging collaboration across departments while delivering a high level of customer service and well-rounded support.

A significant portion of the position will be to engage, support, and assist faculty in the discovery of grant opportunities and the development of proposals. The Grant and Contract Officer III will be involved in faculty professional development and will provide training, information, and guidance to faculty at all career stages, including mentoring faculty through the entire research development process.

Contact Information

Gonzaga University


Elgee- Sanders

502 E Boone Ave

Spokane, Washington 99258-0080


Background Information



  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time