Grant Support Coordinator

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts, Administrative Support

Position Title

Grant Support Coordinator


Dean's Office


College of Education

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The Mercer University Tift College of Education is seeking a Grant Support Coordinator to assist faculty in identifying external funding opportunities, preparing and assembling grant proposals, and managing funded projects. Reporting to the Dean of the College, the Grant Support Coordinator will be housed on the University’s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta and work with faculty across the two campuses and two centers at which Tift College programs are offered and faculty are housed.

Required Qualifications

Two years of college coursework and two years of experience supporting grant proposal development, grant management, and grant-related reporting are required. An equivalent combination of education and directly relevant experience will also be considered. Candidates with a bachelor's degree and college coursework in Business, Public Administration, or related fields are highly desirable. Candidates must have proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).


•Knowledge of current practices in business administration, budget preparation, and financial record keeping
•Ability to begin and complete work assignments with minimal supervision and to adapt to changing priorities
•Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading
•Ability to identify workplace challenges and implement appropriate solutions
•Willingness to develop proficiency in policies regulating grant administration and university budgeting
•Ability to support a culture of inclusion and diversity

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Base: $15.05 an hour up to commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have prior experience supporting grant proposal development, grant management, and grant-related reporting?
2. Describe your prior related grants experience.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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