Proposal Analyst

  • Provides assistance with proposal development to campus community.
  • Reviews proposal packages for compliance with sponsor, federal and university requirements.
  • Reviews and completes representations and certifications, and other documents
  • Reviews proposals, approves it administratively for compliance with all applicable policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Identifies issues for review and approval by various internal compliance partners, and shepherds proposals through the approval process.
  • Submits proposals electronically using applicable submission portals by stated deadline.
  • Provides informational assistance and training to business managers, principal investigators, and others, as needed.
  • Monitors communications with stakeholders. Assists in the monitoring and maintenance of the OSP-Preaward mailbox. 
  • Documents and monitors the proposal lifecycle through regular communications with stakeholders and updates to appropriate databases. 
  • Provides excellent customer service to the University community.  Leads customer service initiatives. 
  • Provides input for the development and/or improvement of procedures/processes for proposal development and review.
  • Provides back-up support to other OSP teams. 
  • Manages special projects and other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Creates and presents training programs related to proposals for University community.


You must demonstrate:

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail; keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records.
  • Ability to meet deadlines; work under pressure and with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Contact Information

Carnegie Mellon University





Background Information

4-Year Degree


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

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time