Grants Specialist (Mathematics)
Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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Job Title: Grants Specialist (Mathematics)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57133

Mathematics | College of Arts & Sciences


This position serves as a Grants Specialist for the Department of Mathematics performing activities associated with administering, tracking and reporting, and assisting principal investigators with pre- and post- award processes of federal, state, local and private awards.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing, reviewing, and analyzing sponsored project documents for accuracy and compliance for assigned PIs.

  • Interpreting agency/solicitation guidelines to grantees to assist in proposal development, and the award stage.

  • Interpreting and providing guidance on federal, university, and college policies and monitors all sponsored project activities for compliance.

  • Advising assigned PIs on pre- and post-award actions and working with them on budget development and submission, long-term planning, and grant closeout.

  • Advising faculty of the rules and regulations regarding the purchase of material, supplies, or services for various funding agencies.

  • Reviewing and analyzing fiscal transactions and reconciliation reports on a monthly basis, providing monthly budget summary to assigned PIs.

  • Organizing and communicating personnel appointments and verifying effort certification is accurately reflected for assigned PI's and personnel employed on assigned projects.

  • Supporting continuity of operations within the grants team by providing redundancy on essential project related tasks.

  • Providing backup for human resource and fiscal transactions and approvals for sponsored projects.


Minimum Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor's degree and one year of experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and five years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to five years.)
  • This position requires successful completion of the eSPEAR Certification or ability to obtain the certification within 6 months of hire.
Preferred Qualifications

Who is an ideal candidate for this position?

An individual who is flexible, adapts easily to the needs of multiple stakeholders and communicates effectively, is detailed-oriented, enjoys problem-solving, and is able to organize tasks and meet deadlines. You enjoy seeing projects through to completion. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

You are committed to service excellence, able to maintain a productive, ethical work environment. You thrive when working independently but can also work as a team player. You enjoy a fast-paced environment and building relationships with your office coworkers to accomplish larger goals.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience include:

  • Experience performing accurately in a detail-oriented environment.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and willingness to learn new computer programs.

  • Effective communication skills, including by phone, email, and in-person.

  • Strong organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize assigned tasks and meet strict deadlines.

  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.
Contact Info

Gina Fort - Business Manager

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Minimum starting salary for the position is $48,000. Anticipated salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Visit our Additional Benefits & Perks page to learn more about employee discount programs and tuition waiver opportunities.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.


This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

A work sample will be conducted for applicants selected for interview.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:

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