Pre Award Associate at Virginia Tech

The Sponsored Programs division in the Office of Research and Innovation at Virginia Tech has an opening for a Pre Award Associate. The Pre Award Associate (research administrator) advises and assists faculty in the preparation of proposals for funding and ensure compliance with university and sponsor policies, procedures and requirements, and be comfortable working in situations where answers are not always clearly defined.

The successful candidate will possess initiative and the ability to work independently but consult with appropriate parties as needed, and be able to problem solve and maintain professional composure while working under pressure of internal and external deadlines, utilize problem solving skills and excellent customer service skills to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, staff, students, and sponsors. They must be energetic and able to function effectively and independently in a fast-moving environment subject to external pressure and frequent interruptions.

This position is eligible for remote or hybrid work arrangement to be confirmed upon hire.  This position comes with full university benefits.

For more information about this position and how to apply, please visit and search for posting 524497.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity / affirmation action institution.



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Background Information

High School

  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts


Target Job Information


  • Full Time