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Grant Program Manager - req# 3345

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 4/4/2019
Job Reference #: 3345
Keywords: project

Job Description

Program Manager

Requisition IDreq3345
Working TitleGrant Program Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico - Los Alamos Campus is seeking a half-time Program Manager for grants and contracts to help develop and oversee grants and contracts response to institutional priorities, specific interests, and areas of greatest impact to our programs and institution.

This individual will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to facilitate the development and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, foundation, and corporate sources including Title III, Title V, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and others, especially with proposals related to STEM education.

This individual will develop, prepare, format, and proof proposals to ensure quality submissions in compliance with sponsor guidelines, and will help identify opportunities for future grant submissions on an ongoing basis.

The grant proposal developer will:

1. Collaborate closely with faculty and staff to identify funding opportunities and facilitate meetings of grant submission teams to administer the submission of major grant applications.

2. Be responsible for the work flow and effectiveness of the grant preparation process including: research, planning and goal setting, timeline management, proposal and materials development, grant submission, and report development.

3. Assist investigators with writing proposal narratives tailored specifically to each application and edit narratives to ensure consistent style/voice throughout the proposal.

4. Serve as lead writer for project reports and other related communication materials as assigned.

5. Develop complex budgets, track and report on endowment funds and assure that objectives and milestones of each project are being met.

6. Develop resource materials for campus investigators (tips on grant writing, standard descriptive materials, etc.).

7. Develop a system for organizing and archiving grant-related documents.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 years of experience 2 of which are management level experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

3 or more years of experience in technical writing, editing, and grant proposal preparation.

Demonstrated success in grant submissions, especially related to higher education grants.

Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms.

Ability to work effectively independently as well as collaboratively and a desire to achieve.

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex tasks and to maintain deadlines.

Ability to synthesize verbal and written sources of information and data into coherent program case statements that meet grantor needs and application requirements.

Ability to provide grant technical advice to faculty and staff in area of expertise.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations.

Understanding of how to prepare for and respond to grant audits.

Knowledge and understanding of intellectual property right laws, guidelines, and policies.

Strong computer literacy with established skills in Microsoft Office suite.

Demonstrated attention to detail, professional attitude, and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Proactive and action-oriented personality; strong sense of pace and urgency.

Experience developing and tracking grant budgets.

Familiar with a diverse, multi-cultural environment similar to New Mexico.

Commitment to working with others for the overall good of UNM-LA.

Humor, grace, resilience and a persona that exhibits accessibility, kindness, and humility.

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusLos Alamos
DepartmentLos Alamos Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Part-Time
Term End Date
Pay$1717.16 - $2575.73 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date3/12/2019
Application InstructionsThe applicant should attach:ResumeCover LetterList of References

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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