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Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve 26,000 students with more than 210 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus. As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 14% of employee salary
Job Title: Senior Grant Specialist
Department and BU: Research and Sponsored Programs (RSSP)
Closing Date: August 15, 2019
Annual Salary: Commensurate with education and/or experience
Summary of Job Duties: The Senior Grant Specialist will assist university faculty, staff, and students locating appropriate funding opportunities. This position will coordinate, manage and approve the submission of proposals as assigned. The Senior Grant Specialists will maintain cooperative working relationships with representatives of sponsoring agencies. This position will lead and/or participate in special projects to further the department’s goals and objectives.
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Application: To apply for this position, visit jobs.uark.edu and search for posting 34814 or go directly to the posting using this link: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35176
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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