The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Animal Discovery Zone
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
We’ll bring our science programs to you.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
Interested in being part of the team that brings in vital funding for The Lawrence’s research and public programs? Join the Contracts & Grants team and bring your stellar project management skills and detail oriented mindset to support our important work through the development and submission of federal, state, corporate, & foundation grants.
The Lawrence Hall of Science (The Lawrence), UC Berkeley’s public science center, is seeking an Institutional Giving Associate to provide essential pre-award support for grants, contracts, and institutional giving, which go towards funding The Lawrence’s research in and creation of engaging science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education activities.
This position provides support to The Lawrence’s program leaders by identifying government, corporate, and foundation funding prospects; assisting Project Directors and Principal Investigators in the development and submission of proposals; and collecting institutional data on The Lawrence’s impact in support of fund development activities. Working under the direction of the Institutional Giving Manager, the position is part of a two-person team that supports the submission of 30-50 extramural proposals and related activities, resulting in an average return of $7 million annually, approximately 31% of The Lawrence’s annual budget.
The position will: Use skills as a seasoned, experienced pre-award research administrator to independently develop and/or oversee research proposals and maintain contract and grant records in support of unit needs; Work on proposals and awards of diverse scope utilizing knowledge of university and funder regulations to make sure all proposals adhere to both; Review proposal materials, including budgets, proposal narratives, supplemental documents, and subaward documents; Serve as part of the Proposal Development Support Team, helping to ensure that all proposals submitted are of the highest quality; Serve as a unit intermediary with authorized institutional representatives and submits proposals on behalf of PIs through the university’s online portal (Phoebe), and; Participate in aspects of post-award administrative tasks such as issuing sub awards, submitting no-cost extensions, supplements, and other award amendment requests.
The First Review Date for this job is: 2/13/2024
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.