Supports the preparation of proposals and negotiates routine proposals and agreements. Prepares routine research agreement task orders, modifications, and non-financial agreements. Reviews and documents compliance with policies and procedures. Maintains electronic research administration systems.
The Grants Analyst in the Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for reviewing and processing select sponsored programs proposals and modifications for designated constituency, verifying budgets and conformance with sponsor and University requirements, and conferring with Grants and Contracts Officers as needed. Additional responsibilities include processing Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Agreements, Just In Time (JIT) submissions, progress reports, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), prior approval requests, and other reports to funding agencies. The position requires strong analytical skills in addition to diplomacy, demeanor, confidentiality, and initiative. OSP (osp.pitt.edu) is a mission-driven central office that values a team-oriented culture and actively encourages internal career advancement. OSP partners with faculty and staff to support the University’s $1B annual research enterprise. For more information on the University of Pittsburgh’s research accomplishments, watch the video Driven by the Search at this link: https://pittresearchannualreport.com/. Applicants should submit both a cover letter and a resume to be considered for this opportunity. OSP supports flexible work arrangements, and this position is available as 100% remote or hybrid, depending on the candidate’s preference.
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Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Sponsored Programs Officer I
Job Family Research
Job Sub-Family Grants & Contracts
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required No experience required
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience? Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm
Work Arrangement Remote: Teams working from different locations (off-campus).
Hiring Range $35,000.00 – $45,000.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable
Essential Functions – submitting grant proposals – processing incoming sponsored project transaction requests – conducting compliance reviews – using internal systems to document actions taken
Physical Effort The position is primarily sedentary, and all work is done through internal electronic systems and applications. Meetings are virtual.