Posting/Functional TitleGrant Specialist - Project
University Pay Plan TitleGrant Specialist
DepartmentCurriculum And Instruction
Recruitment TypeOpen to All
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address
how they meet these required qualifications to meet the
requirements of the position.
Bachelor's degree in education or related field. Ability to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing, Ability to
prepare clear, concise, and grammatically correct professional
reports. Experience working with a diverse group of
people/students. Demonstrated skills to operate grant office and
technical equipment, including iPads, audio-recorders, and data
management software including Excel. Ability to build rapport with
external agencies (teachers, schools, and districts). Demonstrated
knowledge of descriptive statistics (means, standard deviation,
etc.), with preference to a working knowledge of quantitative
methods in the social sciences. Previous experience with organizing
and managing teams of educators, or professionals in a related
field. Experience disseminating research results at professional
conferences and within professional, peer-reviewed journals.
Master's degree or higher in education or related field. Two or
more years of experience working in a field focusing on a
high-needs population of students, children, or adolescents.
Experience with University research projects focusing on academics,
intervention, or assessment. Experience supervising Graduate
Research Assistants (GRAs), educators, or other professionals in a
related field. Experience establishing and maintaining contact with
educational agencies (teachers, schools, and districts). Experience
communicating and coordinating with external agencies regarding
research activities. Ability to score and enter teacher and student
data as well as assist with compilation of results. Experience with
dissemination of results at professional conferences and/or within
professional, peer-reviewed journals.
Faculty in special education seek to hire a grant specialist to
support the implementation of a federally-funded research grant
from the Institute of Education Sciences. The grant focuses on
exploring the writing instruction provided by special education and
general education teachers to fourth-grade students with
disabilities. Position responsibilities include supporting major
project activities including data collection, data management,
daily project implementation, and dissemination of the grant
research. This position will also be responsible for assisting with
completion of compliance reports to be submitted to external
Effectively communicate and coordinate with the research team as
well as external agencies. Establish and maintain contacts with
participating teachers, schools, Principals, and districts.
Supervise Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs). Uphold and adhere to
guidelines outlined by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Prepare materials for data collection and other research
activities. Operate and manage grant equipment, including iPads,
audio-recorders, and data management software. Coordinate teacher
observation and student testing schedules. Data entry and database
management. Document and record activities implemented during the
grant. Administer and maintain electronic surveys completed by
teachers. Develop written narratives for fliers, publications, and
press releases. Respond to inquiries regarding grant activities.
Monitor progress towards grant goals and adjust procedures as
necessary. Conducting teacher observations. May assist with
administering standardized assessments to students with
disabilities. Potentially assist with material purchases, travel
reimbursement, and budget compliance reports. Perform other duties
Additional Information to Applicants
For inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Stephen Ciullo, chair of the
Search Committee, at email@example.com. Please indicate "Grant
Specialist" in the subject line of all correspondence.
This position is expected to begin Summer 2021.
Job Open Date03/30/2021
Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)
Open Until FilledYes
Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End5:00PM
Posting NoticesYou will be required to electronically attach a
resume, cover letter, and list of references to your
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