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Business Manager
Posting Number

Classification Title
Grants Administrator I

Internal Title
Business Manager

Columbia 01

College of Social Work

Center for Child and Family Studies


Advertised Minimum Salary

Advertised Salary Range
$46,259 - $55,000

Location of Vacancy

Part/Full Time
Full Time

Hours per week

Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am ? 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position
Research Grant (RGP)

12 months

Job Search Category

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at
Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type
Research Grant (RGP)

South Carolina Retirement

State Insurance Programs

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Assist Administration with coordination and execution of pre-and post-award activity for approximately 8 million in external funding, including pre-award advisement, budget development, submittal of proposals through USCERA and post-award ?nancial activity. Provide ?scal and Human Resource management for activities in the Center for Child and Family Studies ( CCFS ); provides supervision for ?scal staff and HR staff; ensures compliance within applicable guidelines, policies and procedures. Prepares ?nancial analyses and reports related to external funding. Work with COSW HR/Grants Management contact regarding related activities, reporting etc. Develop internal procedures for the CCFS to ensure effective, ef?cient operations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor?s degree and 6 years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, federal and state policies and procedures. Ability to analyze and interpret complex ?nancial data, reports, policies and procedures. Pro?cient with computers, accounting software applications and general of?ce technology. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of ?scal personnel, establish and maintain working relationships with others. Preferred experience: Peoplesoft; USCERA ; Masters? degree and 5 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor?s degree and 7 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services; or equivalency.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Do you have at least a Bachelor?s degree and 6 years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience?



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Optional Documents

Cover Letter


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