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North Carolina State University UTS-Temporary Grants Specialist in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Department: 480501 - HR University Temporary Services (UTS)

Location: Raleigh, NC

Essential Job Duties:

The Grants Specialist is responsible for financial management of grant accounts in the Department of Statistics and provides advanced technical support to Principal Investigators (PIs) with post award administration including no-cost extensions, re-budgets, budget justifications, salary release and all compliance issues within the University, Federal Government and Agency guidelines.

This position coordinates post-award functions with other contract and grants positions in the department, including budgeting to ensure faculty time commitments are fulfilled and to maximize release time, effort reporting, and award set-up and maintenance.

The Contracts and Grants Specialist reports directly to the Business Officer, but provides reports to the Department Head and works directly with faculty to manage approximately a $4M+ portfolio.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of established budgeting and bookkeeping practices and procedures.

    • Experience managing and reconciling grants accounts.

    • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Gsuite applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous financial management experience and the ability to effectively manage budget and related financial matters.

    • Knowledge of University spending guidelines and research administration (pre and post award).

    • Experience working with NIH and NSF sponsored projects.

Required license or certification:


Position Number: 48EBC98

AA/EEO Statement:

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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