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Kansas State University Grant Specialist in Manhattan, Kansas

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rGrant Specialist


r Department: 3670040010 Education Dean of

Job no: 515201

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Education / Instructional, Research / Scientific / Grants, Student Affairs / Services

Pay Grade: 09A


rAbout This Role:

The duties and responsibilities of this position include the financial administration and accounting of grants and contracts awarded in the College of Education by Federal and Non-Federal sources. This position will report to the Associate Dean for Research and External Funding.

Additional duties include but at not limited to:

  • Prepares new and continuing grant budgets in a variety of formats. Develops, implements and maintains a budget spreadsheet template and budget narrative template for use by PIs and projects in the College.
  • Monitors, interprets, analyzes, and reconciles financial data for sponsored programs.
  • Provide support for the development of budget justifications and cost sharing commitments.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial reports and invoices, data and records, identifies discrepancies, investigates, and recommends solutions as needed for accuracy and compliance on sponsored grants and contracts.
  • Advise faculty and staff, and provide training as needed in interpreting and adhering to sponsor and University policies, guidelines, and regulations.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"}

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State\'s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You\'ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor\'s degree and one to three years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated high skill level in word processing, spreadsheets, and other software programs including but not limited to: People Soft, Microsoft Office, Perceptive Content and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Experience working with federal grants
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, University, State, Federal, and/or Non-Federal rules and regulations related to sponsored programs (i.e. Uniform Guidance, governmental cost accounting practices and principles)
  • Experience working in post-sec ndary education
  • Demonstrated ability of reading, comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex language such as legal or government regulations and proposal guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit professional judgment, problem-solving, time management, decision making, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing, with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and high volume of work with deadlines

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by May 17^th^.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

\$46,555 - \$58,189

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