Proposal and Award Generalist

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
10/24/2019
Date Closing:
11/18/2019
Job Number:
91612
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – I – Exempt
  • 04 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Department:
Office of Engineering Research Administration
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

The College of Engineering, Office of Engineering Research Administration (OERA) is seeking a dynamic, hardworking, skilled professional for the position of Proposal and Awards Generalist. This position will report to the Assistant Director for Pre-Award and will perform most work activities in a large volume, fast-paced, complex, detailed, and multifaceted environment. Responsible for assisting in the administration of policies and procedures concerning the preparation and development of proposals and contracts for funding sponsored programs. Review, analyze, and process proposals, contracts, and grants from various federal, state, local agencies and private corporations and foundations. Advise faculty and staff in interpreting and adhering to sponsor and University guidelines and regulations. This position works with various Central offices including the Office of Sponsored Programs to finalize agreements. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Graduate of Penn State ACES Program and experience with electronic proposal submission sites, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and SIMS/SIMS Budgets is preferred. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

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