Grant Project Support Associate

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

Position Title

Grant Project Support Associate


Dean's Office


College of Education

Vacancy Number


Work Location

This position could be based in Atlanta, GA; Macon, GA; McDonough, GA (Henry County Regional Academic Center); or Douglasville, GA (Douglas County Regional Academic Center)

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The Grant Project Support Associate provides administrative support for the GENERATE Project by collaborating with the GENERATE Primary Investigator, Grant Project Director, and Project Team as needed for project administration. Additionally, the Associate will assist internal and external stakeholders by phone and/or email with questions and concerns about the GENERATE Project. The position performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Strategic Engagement.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED and two years of prior administrative support experience that involves the use of multiple computer applications are required. Candidates should be able to use Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. Candidates with a bachelor's degree are highly desirable.

  • Office Etiquette (i.e. Customer Service, Professionalism)
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task for time-sensitive federal grant guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written to build/maintain positive professional relationships
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess a high level of initiative to liaise with district partners
  • Possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills to maintain accurate records
  • Possesses a strong work ethic to maintain the work load
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Externally Funded

This position is contingent on external funding and the length of employment in this position is dependent on continuation of these funds.

Pay Rate

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. Describe specific ways you have used Microsoft Excel.

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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