Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
The Pre-Award Grant Administrator provides sponsored project management and administration from the proposal stage through receipt of award notice.
Advises and assists faculty and departmental staff in assembling grant proposals, which includes budget preparation and submission of proposals. Negotiates contracts, cooperative agreements, subcontracts, consulting agreements and other purchased service agreements on behalf of the University.
Experience at a non-profit or academic research institution is highly desirable. Requires the ability to comprehend federal, state and local grant contract regulations and restrictions and sponsor guidelines; contract negotiation skills; knowledge of personal computer applications, including word processing, database and spreadsheet programs; demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and process large amounts of information; ability to prioritize work; ability to communicate effectively and professionally with diverse clientele both verbally and in writing; ability to work as a member of a large, complex support team. Familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles preferred.
This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of K. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified.
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