Grants Officer / Asst. Grants Officer (multiple positions, hybrid)

Northwestern University Sponsored Research currently has multiple openings for Grants Officers and Assistant Grants Officers on our Subcontracts Management team. This team drafts, issues, negotiates, and executes outgoing subcontract agreements, conducts subrecipient risk assessments, and completes post execution activities such as federal FFATA reporting. All positions are hybrid, requiring two days per week in our office on the Northwestern campus in downtown Chicago.


Grants Officer - Subcontracts (Multiple openings)

Job posting link for full job description and to apply (Reference Job ID 44539)

Grants Officers evaluate requests for and writes and negotiates subawards resulting from the most non-standard awards and including complex contractual flow through terms.  They manage a larger and more com and require expert knowledge of federal regulations related to research administration.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5-7 yrs progressive responsible experience in the administration of sponsored research at an educational institution, in the federal government or at some other entity engaged in sponsored research

Assistant Grants Officer - Subcontracts (Multiple openings)

Job posting link for full job description and to apply (Reference Job ID 44530)

Assistant Grants Officers evaluate requests for and create standard subaward agreements, resolve standard and routine compliance issues involving associated University policies and practices, and provide consultation related to subcontracts included as part of sponsored research grant proposals and resulting awards.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in the administration of sponsored research at an educational institution, in the federal government, or at some other entity engaged in sponsored research

Working at Northwestern

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Contact Information

Northwestern University Sponsored Research

Kimberly

Griffin

750 N. Lake Shore Drive
Rubloff 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 503-5478

Background Information

4-Year Degree

1-7

  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US

None

Target Job Information

Varies by

  • Full Time