College Grant Officer

University of Kentucky

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Lexington, KY
Salary: $42,931 - $68,702 / year
Contract type: Full time
University of Kentucky
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Job Title

College Grant Officer

Requisition Number


Working Title

Grant Proposal Specialist

Department Name

7H01E:IBU Research

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Grade Level


Salary Range


Type of Position


Position Time Status


Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, using a computer, keyboard, and mouse, repetitive motion


Monday – Friday, Day Shift; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Occasional extra hours when deadlines warrant.

Job Summary

The College of Medicine Sponsored Research Administrative Services (SRAS) Unit is currently seeking a Grant Proposal Specialist (GPS) (College Grant Officer) to provide grant proposal support to a group of departments and centers within the College of Medicine

This position will report to the SRAS Pre-Award Manager and will be primarily responsible for proposal development with additional responsibilities relating to policy knowledge and guidance

This position will also have responsibility for providing exceptional customer service through timely response and follow-up related to these duties

This position may be eligible for remote work for candidates with prior research administration experience

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The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of
-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal
mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full
-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office Suite

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Preferred Education/Experience

Master’s degree and 1 year related experience. Knowledge of federal grant and academic institution sponsored research regulations preferred

Deadline to Apply


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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