Student Affairs

Grant Coordinator

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA United States

Job Summary

Manage proposal submission processes for grants, contracts, and subcontracts, including ensuring successful contract and/or grant completion.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Negotiate, administer, extend, terminate and renegotiate with third parties
  • Conduct performance assessments
  • Evaluate budgets on bids and sponsored funds
  • Oversee significant amounts of academic and sponsored research funds annually
  • Assist faculty in development
  • Submit and manage funded projects, including budget development, routing and approval of submissions, award negotiation, project monitoring and management and project close-out
  • Provide administrative and technical guidance and support to faculty, staff, and administrators from all disciplines seeking outside funding for research, public service, and special sponsored Institutional projects
  • Maintain records of contract/grant deadlines, estimates and any extensions or changes made to contract and/or grant terms

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor's degree

Required Experience:  Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position


  • Working knowledge of federal, state, private, and University policy and procedure
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success


  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Use effective communication and human relations skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations

Additional Information

Job ID: 219802

Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Background Check: Standard and Education

Department Information:  3900900201 Research Services & Sponsored Program

Proposed Salary:  $40,200 - $44,000

Apply Before Date:  August 19, 2020

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to nights and weekends
  • Occasional travel may be required


About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.


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  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Part-Time

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