Grants Management Specialist

Grants Management Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Grants Management Specialist to join our team.


  • Assists with all progress reports and ensures compliance and responsiveness with sponsor guidelines and requests;
  • General computer skills include working with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook;
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff;
  • Stellar financial reporting and analytical skills are of utmost importance;
  • Expectations are to manage most accounts independently, but to proactively seek guidance as needed;
  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Develops budgets and budget justifications for award proposals;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills are necessary;
  • Sponsored Research experience required.


  • Financial projections;
  • General accounting or grants accounting experience preferred but not required. This includes but is not limited to;
  • Tracking Budget Expenses;
  • Ensuring that all parts of the grant (excluding scientific content) are correct prior to submission;
  • 3 – 6 years of experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Understanding sponsor guidelines and helping investigators adhere to them when applying for grants;
  • Sponsored Research (Pre- Award) experience is preferred but not required. This includes but is not limited to.