Department: Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Natural/Physical Sciences, Education, Marketing, Business Development, or related field. A Master's degree is preferred. Two years of successful pre-award administration experience with research proposal concept development, preparation processes, and grant submissions, preferably in an institution of higher education similar to SHSU. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Finds potential funding opportunities and coordinates various aspects of the selection, creation, development, and preparation of proposals for assigned faculty, staff, and or special projects. Maintains and distributes accurate records on the status and disposition of proposals under development.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Meets with faculty/staff to clearly ascertain research interests, capabilities, and goals. Identifies and studies requirements of requests for proposal (RFP), strategically selects appropriate opportunities, and proactively follows-up with faculty, staff, and/or partner organizations to help create a proposal
Internal Number: 24752
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.