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Grant Administrator 1 - College of Medicine


(Non-Exempt, Professional Hourly)

College of Medicine, Operations & Finance


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Office of Operations and Finance is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Grant Administrator 1. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Job Summary:  This position will be engaged in the day-to-day administration of specialized activities related to grant administration.


Primary duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist faculty and staff with researching, locating, developing, writing, and administering federal state, and private grants, contracts, and external funding sources
  • Oversee and ensure compliance of grants
  • Implement policies to ensure compliance with funding agency regulations
  • Advise faculty/staff in the design of sponsored programs
  • Oversee proposal preparation and submission process
  • Assist with budget creation and development
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need


Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree; - OR- Associate's degree and two (2) years’ experience; -OR- four (4) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related finance or accounting experience.


Ideal Qualifications:  Candidates with experience providing customer service and counsel to multiple levels of leadership within a large organization. Candidates must be able to be able to communicate effectively and professionally in both verbal and written communications. The incumbent of this positon will be expected to work independently with some supervision and provide recommendations on grant administration processes for management and faculty.


NOTE:  This position does not qualify for H1B, Green Card, or Visa sponsorship.



This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 30302