University of West Florida — Senior Grants Specialist – 108890

Senior Grants Specialist – 108890
Pensacola, FL

Pay Range: $50,000-55,000 annually

The University of West Florida Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) is hiring a full-time Senior Grants Specialist (108890) to support university efforts to secure and execute grants and contracts that align with UWF’s Mission and Values. We seek an informed and energetic staff member who can lead RSP’s continuing expansion of contract negotiations and executions, while contributing to ongoing efforts to acquire external research funding via grant proposals.

The Senior Grant Specialist requires a high school diploma and seven years of appropriate experience (appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience); however, we prefer applicants have a Bachelor’s degree with three years of experience in sponsored research and/or university administration or a Master’s degree and one year university administration experience.

For more information about this position, please look for position number 108890 on Applications must be submitted online via The preferred application response date is June 3, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Section 295.07, F.S.; applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation on or before the posting deadline date as such documentation is required for eligibility determination. Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. For information on obtaining a DD214, visit or call 1-866-272-6272.