• Boston, MA
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Our University Client is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team. Prior grants administration experience is required and FastLane and the grants.gov portal strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Prepare and facilitate timely submission of grant proposals to both federal and non-federal sponsors.
  • Communicate with faculty and subcontractors regarding grant forms and application processing procedures and deadlines.
  • Responsible for the completion of all internal and sponsor forms and materials in compliance with sponsor guidelines.
  • Work with faculty to develop proposal budgets and to revise award budgets as necessary and in accordance with sponsor requirements.
  • Administer post-award budgets ensuring that funds are spent according to applicable guidelines.
  • Reconcile accounts and track encumbered expenses.
  • Review expenditures on grant accounts to ensure sufficient funding.
  • Complete internal and sponsor forms and materials related to grant expenditures.
  • Assist with financial and effort reporting, account set-up and closure, extensions, pre-awards, budget amendments, cost-share documentation, etc.
  • Maintain electronic and paper files, lists of proposals and awards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires grants administration experience (must have developed at least 5 proposals and managed post-award accounting)
  • Experience with FastLane and the grants.gov portal strongly preferred. Experience with Federal grants REQUIRED.
  • B.A./B.S. (any field)



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