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  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $49,000-$61,300
  • Organization Type: Education

Webster University

Job Title: Grants Analyst/Sr. Grants Analyst

Company Overview:

Founded in 1915, Webster University is an independent, nonprofit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe and Asia, and in a robust online learning environment.

Webster attracts diverse, interesting and accomplished staff, faculty and students who thrive in and contribute to a premiere network of global learning. Our students, faculty and staff are locally committed while taking full advantage of the opportunities afforded to them by their global colleagues. They are equipped to work well with people of all cultures and be successful in their chosen careers anywhere in the world. Webster University prides itself on providing quality education, welcoming diverse talent and offering competitive compensation packages, including generous time off and immediate tuition paid benefits.

As a Grants Analyst/Sr. Grants Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our faculty and staff in securing external funding for research, academic projects, and strategic initiatives that contribute to the University’s mission.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and collaborative Grants Analyst/Sr. Grants Analyst to join our Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). Reporting to the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Research, you will be responsible for driving the pre- and post-award activities, ensuring compliance with University and agency guidelines.


– Partner with faculty, staff, and administrative colleagues to support external grantseeking efforts primarily within the areas of faculty research and academic projects.

– Collaborate with the AVP of Research to contribute to the annual grants strategy, ensuring alignment with the University’s goals and objectives.

– Coordinate and make program inquiries to identify potential funding opportunities and evaluate their suitability for the University’s initiatives.

– Support faculty, staff, and administrators in the development and submission of external funding proposals, adhering to University and agency-specific policies and procedures.

– Assist in the planning, execution, and management of major grant initiatives, contributing to their overall success.

– Provide guidance and support to Principal Investigators (PIs) and other stakeholders regarding reporting, invoicing, budgetary activities, and compliance with grant requirements.

– Stay abreast of changes in funding regulations and best practices, and proactively communicate updates to relevant stakeholders.

– Foster strong relationships with funding agencies, maintaining effective communication and promoting collaboration between the University and external partners.


– Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Master’s degree preferred).

– Proven experience in pre-award and post-award grant management, preferably in an academic or research environment.

– Strong knowledge of grant funding sources, agencies, and regulations.

– Familiarity with university research policies and procedures.

– Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

– Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in managing grant-related documentation and budgets.

– Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build strong relationships.

– Proficiency in using relevant grant management software and tools.

– Demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards in grantseeking and management.

Join our team of dedicated professionals and contribute to our mission of ensuring high-quality experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Apply today to be part of our dynamic and collaborative environment as our Grants Analyst/Sr. Grants Analyst.

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