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Proposal Specialist
Georgetown University in Washington,
 
 
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Date Posted 12/22/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Proposal Specialist - Georgetown University Medical Center

Job Overview

The Proposal Specialist provides preaward support to faculty and postdoctoral fellows in all aspects of proposal development, including budget development, form completion and submission – very especially, the preparation of proposal submissions for federal and non-federal funding mechanisms. They also support the researchers of the clinical science unit, each of which includes several departments within Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).

The Proposal Specialist is responsible for preaward activities, such as identifying, organizing, facilitating, and submitting the development of new, resubmission and competitive renewal research proposals for all grants and collaborative opportunities with other institutions.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Proposal Development Manager, the Proposal Specialist works closely with other staff members in Research Development Services (RDS), the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and other collaborating offices to ensure that proposals are complete, accurate and in compliance with sponsor and institutional regulations, policies and guidelines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Expertise in electronic grants submissions through Grants.gov and other electronic portals
  • Knowledge of NIH funding mechanisms, including R01, P01, P30, T32 and foundation proposals
  • Budgeting experience in Excel
  • Flexible and adaptable to accommodate ongoing changes to internal and external policies
  • Capacity for managing an extremely high volume of proposals and juggling multiple deadlines at once
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced academic setting
  • Proficient with software products including Excel

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in academic research administration
  • Certified Research Administration (CRA) or Certified PreAward Research Administration (CPRA)

Work Mode: Telework. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation .

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.



Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Proposal Specialist - Georgetown University Medical Center

Job Overview

The Proposal Specialist provides preaward support to faculty and postdoctoral fellows in all aspects of proposal development, including budget development, form completion and submission – very especially, the preparation of proposal submissions for federal and non-federal funding mechanisms. They also support the researchers of the clinical science unit, each of which includes several departments within Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).

The Proposal Specialist is responsible for preaward activities, such as identifying, organizing, facilitating, and submitting the development of new, resubmission and competitive renewal research proposals for all grants and collaborative opportunities with other institutions.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Proposal Development Manager, the Proposal Specialist works closely with other staff members in Research Development Services (RDS), the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and other collaborating offices to ensure that proposals are complete, accurate and in compliance with sponsor and institutional regulations, policies and guidelines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Expertise in electronic grants submissions through Grants.gov and other electronic portals
  • Knowledge of NIH funding mechanisms, including R01, P01, P30, T32 and foundation proposals
  • Budgeting experience in Excel
  • Flexible and adaptable to accommodate ongoing changes to internal and external policies
  • Capacity for managing an extremely high volume of proposals and juggling multiple deadlines at once
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced academic setting
  • Proficient with software products including Excel

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in academic research administration
  • Certified Research Administration (CRA) or Certified PreAward Research Administration (CPRA)

Work Mode: Telework. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation .

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.


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