Post-Award Grants Administrator (Compliance)

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Grants & Sponsored Research
Division: Academic Affairs

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& Perks

  • Work-life balance is valued and celebrated at Rollins. Working with the Office of Grants & Sponsored Research is a family-friendly environment offering a hybrid work schedule with flexibility to work from home each week (as work permits).
  • 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 11 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary. Click here to review our full benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Post-Award Grants Administrator (Compliance) performs a variety of work directly related to the acceptance and management of grant awards and sponsored project agreements at Rollins College. The position will provide administrative guidance and assistance to faculty and staff to facilitate research and sponsored program activity while ensuring compliance with sponsor guidelines and College policies and procedures. Reporting to the Director of Grants & Sponsored Research, the position will work collaboratively and professionally with faculty and staff from across the College to provide excellent customer service, support, and oversight for all non-accounting post-award grant administration and compliance activities.

  • Reviews and tracks terms and conditions of all grant awards and sponsored project agreements.
  • Completes award setup procedures and maintains proper documentation.
  • Initiates faculty, staff, and student personnel action forms and labor distribution requests on sponsored projects.
  • Manages effort reporting process for faculty, staff, and student grant effort.
  • Drafts, executes, and manages sub-award agreements.
  • Develops and maintains internal forms, tools, policies, procedures, and training materials necessary for the efficient and compliant management of awards.
  • Trains and assists principal investigators and project directors on institutional procedures for purchasing equipment, supplies, and services on grant-funded projects.
  • Engages in professional development activities to stay current with information regarding post-award grants management, research administration, and compliance issues.
  • Provides technical support to IRB, IACUC, and other related research compliance committees or post-award compliance areas for faculty members and students, as needed.

Qualifications & Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A minimum of two years of related experience in grants management or research administration. (A Master’s or other advanced degree in a related or relevant field may substitute for years of related experience).
  • Knowledge of Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200), common sponsor guidelines (NSF, HHS/NIH, etc.), and related procurement and research administration policies and procedures.
  • Experience with basic grant budgeting/accounting methods and practices.
  • Ability to research, comprehend, and advise others on grant regulations and contractual language.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills with careful attention to detail.
  • Comfortable communicating professionally with a diverse group individuals at various levels both within and outside the College.
  • Ability to perform independently and apply judgment, discretion, and initiative in recommending appropriate solutions to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated skills with MS Office applications and Adobe.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a higher education setting.
  • Certification (CRA, CFRA) or experience in research administration.

Work Environment:

  • Greater Orlando campus-based position, working in an office environment, with eligibility for a full or partial remote work schedule, with the requirement to conduct in-person training activities on the Rollins College campus as needed.
  • Travel to appropriate professional development conferences or training opportunities is expected.

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Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About the Office of Grants & Sponsored Research:

The Office of Grants & Sponsored Research works to further research, service, and scholarly activities among Rollins faculty and staff by helping them identify, secure, and manage external funding. The goal of the Office is to support programs that advance the mission and enhance the reputation of Rollins College while benefiting students, faculty, staff, and the greater community. External grants have funded student-faculty collaborative research, interdisciplinary faculty development projects, service-learning initiatives, and curriculum development projects.

The Office of Grants & Sponsored Research is able to assist interested faculty and staff with the following:
  • Identifying funding opportunities
  • Developing and reviewing proposals and project budgets
  • Completing standard applications forms
  • Assuring compliance with federal regulations
  • Negotiating grant awards and contracts
  • Managing post-award procedures and reporting

Click here to learn more!

About Rollins College:


Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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