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Grant Manager

Ball State University

Last Updated: 6/01/22

Job Description

Sponsored Projects Administration at Ball State University welcomes applications for Grant Manager.

The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.


At Ball State University we are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

Grant Manager is responsible for monitoring and maintaining sponsored project accounts for externally-funded awards received by the university from federal and state agencies, as well as private and international agencies and organizations; ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, federal and state laws and regulations, and sponsor-specific guidelines; provide assistance to faculty and staff on assigned awards; process salary payments and approve purchases on sponsored projects; prepare financial reports and invoices to granting agencies.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least two years of experience in business administration, financial, or grant related area; experience working with financial systems. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent technical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work with detailed material; proficient mathematical and computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business or finance; Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre­Award Research Administrator (CPRA), Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA) and/or Master’s degree. Experience using Banner, Argos, and/or Cayuse.

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



Company Details

Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...