Senior Grants Specialist

The University of West Florida Office of Research Administration and Engagement (RAE) is hiring a full-time (1.0 FTE) Senior Grants Specialist (123740) to support university efforts to secure and execute grants and contracts that align with UWF’s Mission and Values. We seek an informed and energetic staff member who can lead RAE’s continuing expansion of contract negotiations and executions, while contributing to ongoing efforts to acquire external research funding via grant proposals.

The Senior Grant Specialist requires a high school diploma and seven years of appropriate experience (appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience); however, we prefer applicants have a Bachelor’s degree with three years of experience in sponsored research and/or university administration or a Master’s degree and one year university administration experience.

For more information about this position, please look for position number 123740 on The last day to submit applications is July 31, 2020.

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter, and list of references. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Section 295.07, F.S.; applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation on or before the posting deadline date as such documentation is required for eligibility determination. Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. For information on obtaining a DD214, visit or call 1-866-272-6272.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

Contact Information

University of West Florida



11000 University Pkwy

Pensacola, Florida 32514


Background Information

High School

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

U.S. Citizen


Target Job Information


  • Full Time