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Grant Proposal Associate

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Grant Proposal Associate
Requisition Number RE38808
Working Title Proposal Project Manager
Department Name 40145:Proposal Development
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 45
Salary Range $46,342-76,461/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The position requires standard office setting practices including extended computer use, sitting at a desk for long periods of time reading online materials, communicating with diverse academic and community or industry populations, walking to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus, carrying up to 10lbs, and intermit travel based on project needs.
Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
Job Summary
The Proposal Development Office at the University of Kentucky (UK) is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent project management skills for a position as a proposal project manager, who will actively participate with campus-wide programs within the Office of the Vice President for Research and various UK research support units to support preparation of multiple complex programmatic grant proposals.

The primary responsibility will be to support diverse multidisciplinary UK research teams and muti-institutional teams applying for complex programmatic grants that require intensive pre-submission assistance, operational and organizational project management, and coordination of and communication with large groups of people working through the complex grant submission processes.

The position requires the ability to understand the sponsor organization’s funding priorities across diverse research fields; to work within a university-wide network of faculty, staff, and research administrators to meet sponsor objectives and with external partners; and to coordinate the efforts of large teams to ensure proposal milestones are met in compliance with internal and external requirements.

For Specific Request 1 under required documents, please attach contact information for at least 3 references.

Please note: The University of Kentucky uses equivalencies in determining if a potential applicant meets the minimum education and experience. This job requires a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience. Other acceptable combinations include a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience or an Associate’s degree and 7 years of related experience. Please click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Prior experience with proposal development, project management, research, or information analysis.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
A degree in a science-related, business, or related field is preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/14/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-06

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