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Grants Manager

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 19, 2024

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Monmouth University

Grants Manager

Department: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Grants Manager in the Office of Grants and Contracts.

The candidate would be expected to: hold meetings to explore faculty interests and identify potential funding sources, and work with faculty as a support for developing grant proposals, conceptualize projects, articulating project details, and monitoring the grant as it is completed and moves through approval processes. The Grants Manager will have the skills to assist faculty with crafting project budgets as required by funding sources. This individual will be nimble so that they work with faculty across disciplines and balance the completion of multiple grant proposals.

This is an in-person, on campus, non-remote position.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately

Required Years of Experience: 2

Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience working with externally sponsored projects, preferably in higher education.
  • Ability to interact well with various constituencies and to assist faculty across disciplines with crafting project budgets as required by funding sources.
  • Ability to provide support through the initial stages of identifying grant opportunities and the development of strong applications by balancing the completion of multiple grant proposals.
  • Strong research skills to identify potential public/private grant funding sources and collect the relevant evidence or information to craft competitive grant proposal submissions.
  • Familiarity with federal and foundation funding sources and the relevant search engines to match faculty interests with potential awards.
  • Current knowledge of federal regulations and policies for grants.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellence in writing skills and presentation of information.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree. Knowledge of and experience with various federal submission engines (such as workspace, Fastlane, Assist, etc.).
  • Certified Research Administrator (CRA) credential.

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Posting Date: 11/17/2023
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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