Proposal and Award Generalist 2

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


This position is vital to submitting grants and contracts and clinical trials for funding opportunities. We are trying to raise our national standing and we require professional support to strive for this goal and to support our basic scientist and clinician scientists. The Proposal and Award Generalist pursues, administers and conducts sponsored programs (the profession of research administration); identifies funding opportunities; participates in the proposal preparation process; submits proposals (may include signatory authority on behalf of Penn State); reviews awards for items specific to the faculty, department, and college/unit (both financial and non-financial); informs faculty and college personnel of special contractual requirements; ensures compliance with University guidelines; and provides training to personnel on topics that cover the breadth of research administration. The majority of this position will be responsible for the timely submission of research grants (including progress reports, subawards) written by faculty within the department of anesthesia, to insure that they meet all submission requirements/guidelines/deadlines. Stay current on clinical, translational, computational and institutional submission requirements. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of submission processes through Office of Research Affairs. Assist with filing ACE forms and Final Reports. Other duties may include: Process payments to subawardees by SRFC. Other responsibilities may include: Provide limited administrative support for 4 basic science faculty to include: make travel arrangements for outside meetings; schedule internal meetings; prepare reimbursement and purchasing documents (IBIS, ERS, Purchasing, A/P); ensure faculty meet deadlines; order lab supplies and complete necessary paperwork for payment to insure compliance with COM regulations; provide accounting of research funds to faculty; keep office suite tidy; other duties as assigned Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed term appointment with the possibility of refunding

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