Position:                     Grants and contracts budget specialist I- Resumes under review, we are no longer accepting applications

Department:              Government sponsored programs and research

Division:                     Government sponsored programs and research

Opening Date:           MARCH 30- 2015

Updated on:               05/08/2015


Responsibilities:  The Grants and Contracts Budget Specialist I will primarily assist with establishing accounts and monitoring execution of all federally funded grants, ensuring compliance with funding agency and University guidelines.  The Grants and Contracts Budget Specialist I will provide support to the Grants and Contracts Budget Specialist II in compilations of grants and financial reporting. Additionally, the Grants and Contracts Budget Specialist I will assist in monitoring anomalies with budget accounts and make recommendations under guidance of departmental management. Assists the Sponsored Programs and Compliance Manager with the preparation of compliance policies and/or the acquisition of compliance forms and documents necessary for day-to-day use and as required by audit and performs other duties as required to meet organizational needs.


Qualifications:  This position requires an Associate’s Degree in accounting, business or a related field and 1 – 3 years of related experience. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required. Higher education work experience, extensive knowledge of OMB circulars and agency specific guidelines relating to grants and contracts are preferred. The equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.


Send resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and three letters of reference to:


GSPAR Search Committee

The Human Resources Department

Johnson C. Smith University

 100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC  28216;

Email to or fax to (704) 330-1494.

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Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

Date Posted: 3/30/2015 10:11 am