Proposal and Award Generalist 3

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Harrisburg
Date Announced:
03/07/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
77495
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Harrisburg
Department:
Research and Outreach
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State Harrisburg Office of Research and Outreach seeks to hire a conscientious, detail-oriented person with a commitment to teamwork. The office provides research administration support, primarily at the pre-award level, to the faculty and staff on our vibrant and growing campus. The Office of Research and Outreach serves the 5 academic schools (Behavioral Sciences and Education; Business Administration; Humanities; Public Affairs; and Science, Engineering and Technology) as well as others that apply for funding like the Institute for State and Regional Affairs and the Continuing Education Department. The person in this position will provide support to the office’s grant/sponsored program activities and maintain an array of information resources. Work with faculty and staff to prepare grants and proposals, including budgets and proposal documentation. Assist with preparation of proposals for external submission and post award activities such as setting up financial accounts and cost centers for other budget administrators to use. Facilitate discussions with faculty, finance office and school budget staff during pre- and post-award. Advise faculty and staff in interpreting and adhering to sponsor and University guidelines and regulations. Prepare budgets for proposals and maintain contract records and reports for sponsored projects. Assist in advising and consulting with faculty and staff, and administrative offices on proposal preparation and contract commitments. Serve as liaison with sponsors and other University offices on behalf of faculty and staff. Eventually, qualify for and obtain delegated signatory authority for grant submission. Work with external parties on faculty and staff agreements. Prepare reports and research-related documents using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the Penn State grant reporting and financial systems. Attend professional development opportunities both internal to Penn State and external grant administrator organizations. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with external grant submissions to local, state or federal agencies desired. Submit a resume and cover letter. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088