Grants Administrator Senior

The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications a Senior Grants Administrator. This position will serve as subject matter expert and advisor within a college or an academic unit on matters related to sponsored research program administration in accordance with Institute and sponsor policies.  Assist faculty with pre- and post- award grant activities including budget development, proposal preparation, sub-award initiation and accounting, and advising department financial staff on issues related post-award grant management. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Faculty, staff, and outside sponsors.

Job Duties are as follows:

  • Assist faculty with budget development and proposal preparation for grant requests.  Read solicitations, proof and edit proposal documents, prepare forms and all required paperwork.
  • Enter proposals into sponsor systems and route proposals to Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).
  • Assist faculty with post-award management, particularly sub-award initiation and accounting.
  • Liaise with management and staff with OSP and Grants & Contracts Accounting regarding sponsored research grants and contracts issues.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the School Chair, Director of Business Operations, Director of HR, and departmental finance staff regarding issues related to sponsored research plans, proposals and projects.

This job requires familiarity with the grant proposal process and government budget circulars; ability to interpret and explain complex policies and government language; excellent writing and communication skills.

Required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience., Certified Research Administrator, Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator, or Certified Financial Research Administrator. 5 to 7 years of job related experience. 

Preferred qualifications:  Masters degree

The review process will commence immediately and will continue the positions are filled. 



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Contact Information

Georgia Institute of Technology



ISyE M/C 0205,
755 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30127


Background Information

4-Year Degree

5 to 7 years of job

  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time