GRANTS AND CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR II Jobs in Waltham, MA at Education Development Center, Inc.

Company Description

EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms. EDC designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Collaborating with both public and private partners, we strive for a world where all people are empowered to live healthy, productive lives.

EDC’s approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion is grounded in EDC’s commitment to respect the dignity of each individual. EDC has a commitment to promoting equity and access to high quality education and health services that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. EDC expresses its commitment to increasing equity through its strategies, services and products, which contribute to building capacity and transforming lives.

Job Description

The Grants and Contracts Administrator II plays a primary role in teaming with senior OSP staff in all aspects of pre- and post-award administration of EDC programs, with a special focus on proposal processing, updating the sponsored programs database and the creation, review, and administration of subawards and vendor/consulting agreements.

The Grants and Contracts Administrator II will:

Work with senior OSP staff to manage proposal routing and review, with special focus on accuracy of budget preparation, calculations, and cohesiveness of underlying assumptions;

Collect and organize proposal materials, subaward request forms and other forms to prepare them for institutional review and sign-off;

Using OSP templates and drafts subawards, assist in the development of new templates, as required;

Assist in the documentation of OSP work processes, policies, procedures and guidelines as requested;

Participate in handling and routine review of EDC transactions that involve OSP, including, but not limited to, approval requests and Professional Service Agreements;

Run reports on project and subaward statuses, identifies and carries out administrative actions for projects, and develops new or revised reports as required;

Be responsible for data entry and quality control of EDC’s grants and contracts database

Develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Federal and non-Federal grant and contract regulations along with EDC’s policies and procedures; may perform regulatory research tasks as assigned



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

Other skills/Experience:

4-6 years related business experience;

Prior experience with pre- and post- award federal grants and contracts procedures;

Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment and ability to quickly adjust priorities in a deadline-driven environment;

Ability to exercise sound judgment and to work well under pressure, take initiative, be flexible, be diplomatic, and handle highly confidential information appropriately;

Willingness to work in teams with an emphasis on personal growth as well as contributing to the success of all department members;

Excellent attention to detail and the highest standards of accuracy;

Strong mathematical and spreadsheet skills and familiarity with budget development and review;

Excellent organization, time management and communications skills.

Preferred Skills:

Experience with USAID and international donors;

Lived and/or professional experience …


Company: Education Development Center, Inc.

Location: Waltham, MA



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