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The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) seeks an individual to provide pre-award and post-award grant management services to the IBBR faculty, per the University and Sponsor requirements. Services will be provided under the general supervision of the Grants and Contracts Manager. Pre-award activities include assisting the faculty in the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals. Post-award activities include detailed reconciliation of assigned accounts, preparing budget reports, and human resources post-award actions for IBBR funded grants and contracts. The portfolio will include scientific research grants and contracts. An ideal candidate will be curious, with strong attention to detail and ability to follow processes as designated.
IBBR is located on the Shady Grove campus in Rockville, MD.

POSTING DATE: 05/16/2024

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: 06/14/2024. 

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/119372



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.


  • 2 years experience in finance, accounting, higher ed administration, grant accounting and management or related field.


  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Detail-oriented; highly organized; and have skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact effectively with administrators, and faculty.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated; and ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Ability to work independently within a team and in a fast-paced environment.


  • Knowledge of basic cost accounting principles and the 2CFR200.
  • Direct experience with government funding agencies such as NIH, NSF, and DoD.
  • Experience working with electronic proposal submission programs, such as ASSIST, Research.gov, Grants.gov, NSPIRES, and sciENcv.
  • Working knowledge of Priority BA, KFS, PHR, Workday, and Concur.


Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.



Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.


The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.