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Manager of Research Program Development & Grants
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2024
Title Manager of Research Program Development & Grants
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Education Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Research
Auburn University’s College of Education is home to innovative thinkers and doers, working together to meet society’s education and health challenges, building better futures for all. Our thriving research environment equips faculty, staff, and students to discover real-world solutions and impact in people’s lives.

To support the college’s broad research initiatives, the College of Education at Auburn University is recruiting a Manager of Research Program Development and Grants. This position will report to the Assistant Dean for Research and will play a crucial role in research proposal development and administration. Responsible for providing primarily research development activities and completing pre-award directives, the manager will serve as the college’s point of contact for all pre-award functions including serving as the supervisor for the college’s pre-award Contracts and Grants Specialist.

About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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