City : Calgary, AB
Category : APT Permanent Salary
Industry : Education
Employer : SAIT - Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
SAIT’s Applied Research and Innovation Services department helps partners conceptualize, prototype and deliver products to market. ARIS is on the leading edge of novel technology development. As one of Canada’s top applied-research colleges, SAIT has 50,000 square feet of specialized research labs, facilities, and full-time research staff who are solely dedicated to providing the services organizations need to take their products from concept to prototype.
Reporting to the ARIS Grants Manager, the Applied Research and Innovation Services team is looking to hire a Research Grants Coordinator (RGC) to facilitate, guide and support the development of competitive, high quality research proposals at the divisional and institutional levels. Working as part of the Research Grants Team, the RGC will support the coordination and implementation of initiatives aimed at increasing the number and dollar value of successful funding opportunities year over year in addition to providing expert advice and guidance to ARIS SLs and other SAIT groups on the completion of research applications.
The RGC is responsible for promoting and managing high value/impact research opportunities to ARIS Scientific and Operational Leads (SLs and OLs) and assisting them and their teams with grant development. This role also involves networking and liaison with external research funders including federal and provincial granting agencies, research foundations, private organizations, and with current and potential research partners.
Working in a multi-tasking, team environment, the RGC is responsible for research prospecting; funder cultivation, engagement and solicitation; pre- and post- award support; liaison with researchers and department staff in identification and communication of new funding opportunities; proposal and report editing; grant stewardship; liaison with ARIS Finance division with respect to research grants administration; maintaining the grant reporting calendar; working with, and generating reports from the Research Grants Team’s database; and assistance in the production of research reports, results letters and other documentation as required.
Job classification: PROJECT COORDINATOR - P2043
Salary range: $70,208.25 - $95,550.00
Posting closing date: March 24, 2023
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