Senior Grants Administrator at Salk Institute, Job #: G994

Job Title: Senior Grants Administrator

Job #: G994

Responsible for the preparation, submission, and management of a portfolio of grant, contract, and fellowship applications and awards from external funding sources, including Federal, State, voluntary health agencies and foundations.

Assists faculty and staff with assessing grant application objectives and planning. Provides guidance and assistance to faculty and staff with proposal preparation, submission, and reporting. Provides support as needed to ensure that the faculty and research units maximize opportunities to secure external grant, contract, and fellowship funding. Prepares, submits and manages external grant, contract and fellowship applications and awards. Supports day-to-day operations, processes, practices and challenges associated with sponsored research administration, from the development and processing of proposals to reporting and closeout. Performs varying levels of pre-award duties related to selected external funding agency proposals. Independently reviews proposals to ensure the proper commitment of Institute resources and compliance with Institute and sponsoring agency requirements. Independently provides secondary review of applications. Independently identifies problems, troubleshoots and resolves variances, formulates solutions and/or makes recommendations in accordance with Institute, departmental, and agency requirements.

Contact Information

Salk Institute for Biological Sciences



10010 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 453-4100

Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Non-Profit
  • Government
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Compliance
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time