Grants & Contracts Officer


Job Title: Grants & Contracts Officer
Type: Salaried, full-time
Location: Onsite or Remote
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The Grants & Contracts Officer will act as primary support staff for the Advanced Technology department and supports numerous functional areas of sponsored projects including administrative duties, budgets, award negotiation and acceptance (both prime and subcontracts), award setup, reporting, and compliance. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting these functions in federal grants and contracts administration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or other related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in a university office of sponsored projects (OSP).


  • Microsoft Excel
  • Grants & contracts administration


  • Provide review, assistance, and counsel during development and transmittal of grants to funding agencies.
  • Oversees, prepares, and manages prime and subaward contracts with federal or academic funding institutions. Reads and interprets contracts and other award documents and provides redlines or flags pertinent information.
  • Interprets regulations and guidelines of program funding for grants, cooperative agreements and contracts.
  • Drafts and reviews contract or grant renewals and periodic reports before transmittal to sponsoring agencies.
  • Oversees and runs weekly PI reporting meeting and tracks deliverables, tasks, budgets, project timelines, and key outcomes.
  • Facilitates action plans, budget adjustments, personnel adjustments, and forecasting in concert with project PIs, finance staff, and department director.
  • Tracks deadlines, deliverables, expenditures, and reporting requirements.
  • Maintains a record of pending, active, and past funding support.
  • Handles complex issues to facilitate timely grant & contract administration.
  • May establish new methods of productivity improvement for the team.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


The Team at Blackrock Neurotech

Blackrock Neurotech is a leading developer of neural implants, known for its advanced brain-computer interfaces. It produces a suite of tools for neuroscience researchers and is in the process of building a medical device to provide persons with paralysis and neuromuscular disorders.

Our brain-computer interfaces have an impeccable safety record and enable patients to control computers, drive vehicles, communicate, and control prosthetic arms.

Blackrock Neurotech is 100% focused on improving human lives through neuroscience research and technology. We operate in an innovative field that requires our staff to meet the highest standards. Every step of the way, we encourage one another by providing continuous motivation and promoting a healthy work environment.

Equal Employment

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected classification. 

Contact Information

Blackrock Neurotech
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Background Information

4-Year Degree
Years of Experience
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Grants and Contracts
Work Authorization
Authorized to work in the US
Security Clearance

Target Job Information

Job Type
  • Full Time