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Grants & Research Specialist - 122680
University of West Florida

Date Posted Sep. 5, 2019
Title Grants & Research Specialist - 122680
University University of West Florida
Tallahassee, FL, United States
Department Florida Virtual Campus
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Educational Services

University of West Florida
Florida Virtual Campus
Grants & Research Specialist – 122680

The Florida Virtual Campus invites applications for the full-time position of Grants & Research Specialist, position #122680. This position is responsible for providing research and writing support to the office of Organizational Learning & Innovation at the Florida Virtual Campus. This position works extensively with the unit director and the grant development team to complete research and coordination tasks associated with producing thought leadership artifacts and developing grant applications, often requiring the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Minimum Qualifications
A High School diploma and seven years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
4-year degree or higher, in a field related to research, instructional design, education, or social sciences preferred. 
Ability to collect, analyze, and report qualitative data and findings on grant awards and other relevant projects.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
In depth knowledge of research methods and design.
In depth knowledge of technological trends, issues and accepted practices in areas of responsibility.
Strong analytical, technical, evaluation and problem-solving skills to assess and respond creatively to emerging technologies. 
Experience with questionnaire development.
Experience conducting literature reviews.
Experience managing and analyzing datasets
Experience producing descriptive and analytical statistical tables and graphs. 
Experience interpreting and writing reports based on data.

Salary Range: $55,000 – 65,000.

Location: The Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) is part of the University of West Florida. The FLVC has offices in Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Gainesville.

This position will be located in either the Pensacola or Tallahassee office. If located in the Pensacola office, travel to the Tallahassee office should be expected one-two times per month.

Our Pensacola office is located inside the University of West Florida’s Innovation Institute in the heart of historical downtown Pensacola, between the University of West Florida’s main campus and the beautiful white sands of Pensacola Beach. Pensacola enjoys a temperate climate, low cost of living, and a relaxed pace of life. The area is considered a vacation destination and offers a vibrant cultural life.

Office location: 321 N. DeVilliers St, Pensacola, FL, 32501

Our Tallahassee office is located in Florida’s capital city inside Innovation Park on the western edge of the Florida State University campus. Tallahassee is home to two major state universities, Florida State and FAMU, the nation’s third largest HBCU. Tallahassee is known for its beautiful natural environment and is a designated Tree City USA with miles of breathtaking canopy roads and winding trails for hiking and biking as well as paddle-friendly rivers all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Office location: 1753 W. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee, FL, 32310

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For the complete announcement position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit The close date for this posting is September 23, 2019.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

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