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Grant Reporting Coordinator-Tifton

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
March 26, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S11631P
Working Title Grant Reporting Coordinator-Tifton
Department CAES-Tifton Campus
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
In 2018, The UGA Tifton Campus began a yearlong Centennial celebration with various events to commemorate its 100th anniversary of providing updated research to the community.
Research is done on a wide range of commodities, including cotton, peanuts, vegetables and turf grass, all of which make agriculture the No. 1 industry in Georgia.
In 2004, a teaching program was initiated and it has been growing ever since. College-level instruction on campus is aimed at undergraduate and graduate-degree level study.
College/Unit/Department website http://www.caes.uga.edu/campuses/tifton.html
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Advertised Salary Commensurate with education, experience and training
Posting Date 02/07/2024
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 03/31/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is located in Tifton, GA, which is approximately 200 miles southwest of Athens, Georgia, 200 miles south of Atlanta, GA and approximately 70 miles north of the Florida line.
Location of Vacancy Tifton Area
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
Position Information

Classification Title Grants & Contracts Paraprofessional/Professional
FLSA Non-Exempt
FTE 1.00
Minimum Qualifications
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent written English skills

Position Summary
The incumbent is needed to assist and coordinate with the Project Director and other Co-PDs, Co-Principal Investigators (PIs) and collaborators with respect to the following duties; conducting monthly meetings with PD and Co-PD, bi-monthly meetings with Co-PIs and team leaders, and semi-annual meetings with the Stakeholder Advisory Panels. The incumbent is also needed to assist PD in regular communication via email with team leaders, Co-PDs and Co-PIs with regards to project objectives, experiments and field trials. The employee will assist in managing and updating webpages of the respective projects. There is an expectation to assist PD in compiling annual NIFA project reports. The Project Manager will also assist PD in managing and overseeing project budgets and expenditures and regularly communicate with the UGA business Office and the UGA Sponsored Program Administration ( SPA).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft 365 and digital services such as DocuSign and PDF editing
  • Previous experience tracking project budgets and writing project summaries is preferred

Physical Demands

  • Work behind a desk for extended periods to complete written reports.
  • Driving to perform job related tasks.

Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes
Is this a Position of Trust? No
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the .
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the .

Assist Project Director

  • Assist PD in managing and overseeing project budgets and expenditures and regularly communicate with the UGA business Office and the UGA Sponsored Program Administration (SPA).
  • Assist PD in regular communication via email with team leaders, Co-PDs and Co-PIs with regards to project objectives, experiments, and field trials.

Percentage of time 40

Prepare & Meet With Sponsors and Stakeholders

  • Spearhead collecting and writing project reports to create cohesive summary documents for submission to sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Assist in arranging monthly Zoom meetings with project participants or onsite meetings with stakeholder advisory panels. Records meeting minutes and disseminates minutes to stakeholders.

Percentage of time 40

Mass Media Management
  • Manage mass media associated with sponsored projects including, but not limited to, podcasts, webinars, mass emails, and dedicated webpages.
Percentage of time 15

  • Other duties as assigned.
Percentage of time 5
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