Under general administrative direction, manages pre-award sponsored awards activities for assigned unit(s) while having a strong knowledge of grant management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills to prepare the administrative portions of a proposal for departments and units that require and/or request professional assistance in the development of a federal or non-federal grant application. The Pre-Award Specialist is a member of the GO Center and works collaboratively to advance research at Saint Louis University (SLU). The Pre-Award Specialist is a member of a team and is expected to contribute to the team effort by assisting colleagues to ensure timely service to departments, units, and sponsors, and as needed to perform back-up duties during staff vacation or sick leaves.This position requires direct contact with faculty and administrative staff at SLU as well as with professional staff at the federal government, non-federal sponsors, corporate sponsors, and other institutions. Customer service is a high priority and professionalism is required at all times.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.