Will serve as the primary information and operations resource for TERC’s pre and post-award support for grants and contracts. Reporting to the CFO and working closely with TERC’s principal investigators (PIs), you will play a pivotal role in the development and submission of research proposals; the development of research proposal budgets and all administrative content of proposals; stay informed of changes in funders’ requirements, rules and regulations; process contracts and subawards.
Duties and responsibilities:
Assists in preparation of research proposals including the development of and review of budget and budget justification; ensures proposal alignment with solicitation’s guidelines.
Updates and maintains proposal database.
Identify and report to staff on publicly funded programs; provide RFPs and supporting documentation.
Researches regulatory changes of federal rules and proposal/guidelines and communicates to staff.
Using guidelines developed by the Finance Department, works with the PIs to develop subawards and independent contractor agreements and monitor throughout their term.
Researches and compiles detailed, professional reports on foundations, organizations, corporations, and other potential partners (as requested).
Coordinates and manages pre- and post- award subrecipients monitoring process.
Maintains and updates internal proposal policies and processes.
Staff to Development Committee, responsible for draft agenda, supplemental materials and minutes.
Undertake special projects and research assignments as appropriate.
A minimum of BS/BA is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-3 years related experience in a Research Administration/grants management environment.
Familiarity with federal not-for-profit regulations, especially with the National Science Foundation preferred.
Experience with database applications a plus.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.
Exceptional writing and communication skills.
Strong organization skills and attention to details.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines.
Position may be full-time or 80% time.
TERC is a flexible 100+ person not-for-profit organization focused on quality, effective and accessible science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for all learners via its research, development and professional development efforts. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits including health and 403(b) retirement plan, a healthy work/life balance, exposure to a variety of technologies, and opportunities for professional development. For more information visit TERC's web site at: www.terc.edu.
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Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Mission: TERC’s mission is to improve mathematics and science education. TERC works at the frontiers of theory and practice to contribute to a deeper understanding of learning and teaching; enhance instruction through teacher professional development; develop applications of new technologies to education; create curricula and other products; and support reform in both school and informal settings....
Vision: TERC imagines a future in which learners from diverse communities engage in creative, rigorous, and reflective inquiry as an integral part of their lives—a future where teachers and students alike are members of vibrant communities where questioning, problem solving, and experimentation are commonplace. This vision is grounded in the belief that science and math literacies are critical to strengthening and preserving a democratic society.