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Now Hiring: Grants Specialist I

The Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University is seeking applicants for a Grants Specialist I position. The Grants Specialist will assist with proposal preparation, grants administration, and project management for a core group of BEI faculty and staff affiliated with the Institute. 

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an on-going basis without sponsorship.  

This position is a key contributor to the BEI adminstrative team and will support our interdisciplinary research teams. Candidates should have strong customer service and communication skills. Additional skills benefitical to research adminstration include time management, attention to detail, and adaptability.

This is a two-year, fixed term position with the expectation for renewal based on funding availability.
Responsibilities Include:

  • Review of sponsored funding solicitation
  • Preparation and revision of budgets and budget justifications for research proposals
  • Providing guidance to faculty and research staff on budgets and proposals
  • Assistance with award management, including budget monitoring and finanical reporting
  • Review of award expenditures and processing expense corrections
  • Assisting project personnel with travel arrangements and preparation of travel reimbursements
  • Project management and support for interdisciplinary research teams
  • Providing support for BEI visitors and Institute events
  • Knowledge of ISU and federal policies and procedures
  • Communication with central administrative units, on-campus partners, and external collaborators.

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