Position Announcement Paul Lowe 14 Apr 2000 17:49 EST


 Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


Kansas State University invites applications for the position of
Grants and Contracts Administrator for PreAward Services in
the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.  This position
is responsible for the development and administration of a full
range of grants and contracts with federal agencies and sponsors
from both the public and private sectors.  The Grant and
Contract Administrator will provide research administration
expertise for a highly visible, full service unit within a University
that has experienced a more than doubling of the extramural
awards received annually in the past decade.  Candidates should
possess a B.S. in Business Administration or related area with at
least three years of experience in grant and contract
administration.  However, related grants and contracts
experience may be substituted at a rate of two (2) years
experience for each year of education.  Solid experience in
budget development, proposal development and contract
negotiation is a must.  Candidates must have strong
communication and interpersonal skills.  A high level of
computer experience, especially in the area of federal electronic
commerce initiatives desired.   Salary will be commensurate with
experience and qualifications.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, résumé and the
names of three references to:

 Grants and Contracts Administrator
 Screening Committee
 Kansas State University
 2 Fairchild Hall
 Manhattan, KS  66506-1103

Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2000 and continue
until a suitable candidate is hired.

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer.  KSU actively seeks diversity among its

Paul R. Lowe, CRA
Assistant Vice Provost for Research
and Director of PreAward Services
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Kansas State University
(785)532-6804 (voice) or (785)532-5944 (fax)
URL:  http://www.ksu.edu/research/

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