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Salt Lake Community College
  • Position Number: 3559372
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Position Type: Business - Finance

Grant Coordinator 2 or 3

Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Assistant Director 3, Office of Sponsored Projects
Department Office of Sponsored Projects
Requisition Number 23092
Position Type New position
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $50,518.07 and above
Job Open Date 10/18/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 11/04/2022

Job Summary
The Office of Sponsored Projects is looking for a dynamic, motivated, highly organized individual to join our team as a Grant Coordinator 2 or 3. This position will have a meaningful impact on faculty, staff, and the development of our Office, and have the opportunity for significant professional development and career advancement within our Office. This position is currently eligible for telecommuting work for Utah residents; the work schedule is required to primarily overlap normal college core hours. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a generous retirement contribution for full-time employees. More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits can be found at this link

The Grant Coordinator 2 or 3 is a key position in the Office of Sponsored Projects team and will play a crucial role in creating a culture of excellence in grant administration. The Coordinator, in collaboration with the Director, Assistant Director and OSP team, is essential in providing sponsored project support to faculty and staff throughout the grant life cycle. The Coordinator's primary responsibilities include research compliance support, document, data and program management, and pre and post award support.

The Grant Coordinator 3 will demonstrate an advanced knowledge of Microsoft programs; have project management experience; and a history of working with little supervision to complete complex tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and manage OSP procedures
  • Support the proposal development and submission process including proposal review and formatting, document preparation, Cayuse support, solicitation review, activity coordination, and other functions.
  • Research and disseminate funding opportunities, determine alignment with College priorities and assigned areas
  • Develop and manage funding forecasts
  • Coordinate signatures, maintain databases, file documents, and manage records.
  • Assist in preparing and disseminating sponsored project reports; develop and disseminate other reports
  • Manage the Research Grant and Development Program with assistance from OSP Leadership
  • Coordinate press releases and publicity for sponsored project awards made to SLCC
  • Help ensure overall research compliance by monitoring compliance with federal requirements, such as but not limited to IRB training and application submission for all proposal submissions; tracking compliance information in OSP and college systems; developing resources to strengthen compliance, and identifying and addressing compliance issues;
  • Contribute to the development and revision of templates, documents, and guidelines
  • Effectively use electronic research administration systems, and grants and project management tools
    The Grant Coordinator 3 will perform complex assignments applying advanced procedural knowledge to fulfill tasks with minimal supervision, using professional judgment.

    Engage in professional development and educational activities that improve knowledge and skills necessary to perform job responsibilities

    Other duties as assigned

    Preferred Qualifications
    Strong preference is given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Two or more years of experience in a research administration setting
  • Experience with a variety of federal sponsors
  • Compliance management or quality assurance experience

    Minimum qualifications
    Grant Coordinator 2
    Bachelor's degree in a related field and 2 years of experience with at least one of those years in a setting with skills transferrable to this position; OR an Associate's degree in a related field and six years of experience with at least one of those years in a setting with skills transferrable to this position
  • Part-time experience may be considered on a pro-rated basis.

    Grant Coordinator 3
    Bachelor's degree in a related field and 4 years of experience with at least one of those years in a setting with skills transferrable to this position; OR an Associate's degree in a related field and 8 years of experience with at least one of those years in a setting with skills transferrable to this position
  • Part-time experience may be considered on a pro-rated basis.

    Knowledge Skills and abilities
  • Knowledge of the grant life cycle including pre-award process, submission process, and the post-award process.
  • Ability to learn, interpret, and stay current on federal, state and college processes, procedures, and regulations, including IRB, grant, and contract terminology.
  • Ability to create and edit complex documents and reports using advanced MS Office and Adobe Acrobat functions
  • Ability to manage numerous complex tasks with accuracy and in a timely manner
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Skills in verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Ability to effectively and expediently problem solve
  • Ability to learn and utilize new or evolving technology, software and database systems, especially electronic research administration systems
  • Strong self-starter; able to self-direct work and make independent judgments
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to check work for accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, service, mindfulness, and responsibility in all work areas
  • Ability to travel between SLCC campuses and off campus and work remotely
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.

    Special Instructions
    To apply, please submit a resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position, and include three references.

  • Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.
  • More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits:


    SLCC Information
    Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

    SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").

    This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    Required Documents
    1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
    2. Letters of Reference

    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter

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