Category: Unclassified | Closing Date: 10/15/2018

Project Coordinator, Office of Sponsored Programs and Tech Transfer (OSPTT)

Posted Date:10/09/2018
Position Number: PSN 52421
Salary Range: $45,000 - 70,000
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes: 10/15/2018 @ 11:59 PM


A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college, and at least two (2) years of relevant workplace experience with accounting, budgeting, project management in an academic, company or healthcare setting. Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Access, Excel, and standard word processing.


 The mission of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) is three fold: teaching, research, and service.  The Office for Sponsored Programs (OSPTT) is seeking a full-time grants specialist to work in the Sponsored Programs Office.  The OSPTT wants to develop and cultivate a proactive and dynamic office that supports all faculty and staff in their pursuit of research programs and projects.  The incumbent should be an experienced report writer and communicator who is enthusiastic about growing the research base for LSUHSC-S by facilitating grant funding opportunities, and who can successfully work with diverse faculty, staff and students as well as federal, public, private and corporate funding agencies and community partners.

This person will act as a liaison with funding agencies to represent LSUHSC-S and research faculty, i.e. confirm award terms and resolve pre-award/post award non-financial issues. The incumbent will assist researchers and other LSUHSC-S faculty and staff regarding proposal preparation, interpretation of sponsor guidelines and regulations, and problem resolution. The incumbent will review research proposals and submits applications to sponsors. This person will perform lead duties pertaining to implementation and administration of our research applications and awards database.

To Apply:

Locate and click on the Apply Here button located at the bottom of the screen and create an electronic application to be used for this position as well as future positions that you meet minimum qualifications. The application method is electronic applications via LA Careers. If you need assistance applying electronically, please telephone 318-675-5635.

LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Human Resource Management
1501 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Administration Building - Room 116

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.

Job Benefits:

The LSU Systems Office has provided LSUHSC-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Section is available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.