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Job ID: 199855

Contracts and Grants Specialist
Auburn University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2022
Title Contracts and Grants Specialist
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Computer Science & Software Engr
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Fiscal Services
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering seeks candidates for the position of Contracts and Grants Specialist. The selected candidate will coordinate and provide specialized support for all aspects of research contracts & grants administration to the department and the Auburn Cyber Research Center (ACRC) housed in the department, including becoming knowledgeable about the university’s processes/procedures and sponsor requirements, identification of funding opportunities, proposal development support, submission, award review, accounting, award management, and reporting. The selected candidate will work closely with the department’s chair, accountant, other staff, and the director of its research center.

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