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Requisition ID:  21365

Senior Pre-Award Specialist

Job Summary

***Updated August 16, 2022***

 

Purdue University is looking for the right candidate to fill the role of Pre-Award Specialist within its Sponsored Program Services (SPS) department. While under the direction of the SPS Manager the Pre-Award Specialist will work directly with faculty and staff as assigned in sponsored program proposal preparation that includes interpretation and compliance with sponsor and university guidelines, budget development and review, collaboration with other departments and institutions, and review of completed proposal in preparation for submission.   
This position could be filled at multiple levels (P1, P2, or P3). The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate.

 

Remote work will be considered for this position based on the candidate’s location, and interest

 

P1 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 1one year of experience in research administration, business administration, accounting, or related experience

 

P2 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or related field of study
  • Two years of experience in research administration, business administration, accounting, or related experience

 

P3 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or related field of study
  • Four years of experience in research administration, business administration, accounting, or related experience 

 

Required:

  • Ability to meet deadlines, strong attention to detail, and a focus on superior customer service
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and implement University policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication, planning, problem-solving, analytical, project management, and customer service skills
  • Must be able to manage a consistent workload in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels 
  • Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting business processes
  • Personal computer and related software skills, e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, database, data inquiry, Internet, etc.
  • Must be able to navigate across campus for frequent meetings

 

Preferred:

  • Business Services or Sponsored Program Services experience

 

Additional Information: 

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary https://bit.ly/3t7vcRd  
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f  
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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